Announced by the Provost’s Office in October 2020, the Curriculum Transformation Initiative for Racial Justice is a new effort to assist departments and programs in revising their curricula to address issues of racial justice and systemic inequality. The purpose of the 3-year initiative is to work with schools and curricular units to develop funding mechanisms and targeted support for meaningful curricular transformation. In order to accelerate this work, the Baker Trust for Transformational Learning is providing resources for coordination, implementation, and evaluation. There will be targeted, transformative funding in the form of unit-level grants for analysis, development, and implementation of transformative curricular revisions. The initiative will be coordinated and supported through the Red House, guided by a representative cross-campus Steering Committee.
A key purpose of these initial conversations is to ask each school to determine appropriate representatives to a Curriculum Transformation for Racial Justice Steering Committee, focused on:
More information on the Steering Committee members and their work.
Track our progress.