Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In 1963, it was made a requirement for degree seeking students of both Richmond and Westhampton College to take a full-year course in Bible. It is interesting to note that not all students enrolled in the university at that time were of the Christian…

Due to student protests in 1971, the university set up a policy committee comprised of students, staff, and faculty to streamline the university's disciplinary policies and provide more transparency to students and the university community in terms…

President George M. Modlin sent this blank survey to the University of Richmond Board of Trustees with 47 statements and with each of them they were asked to provide their opinion on the present policy and also what they believed the policy should…

President George Modlin wrote this letter on June 30, 1961 to reply to Richmond College alum and lawyer, Wildman S. Kincheloe, who expressed his concerns with the 1961 commencement speaker, Dr. Claudius Johnson's, remarks. Modlin assured Kincheloe…

This letter was written by President Modlin, to a Richmond College alum, Mr. Lewis M. Latane on April 10, 1964. President Modlin began this letter by thanking Mr. Latane for his response to the letter sent to alumni the previous month. He also…

President George Modlin wrote this response letter on March 20, 1968, to Westhampton College Class of 1964 alum, Donnalee Steele. In her letter, she expressed her appreciation for the University's decision to integrate the school and encouraged them…

Miss Jane Pope, the Secretary to President Modlin, sent the first of these letters on April 11, 1968, to reply to Dr. William Alexander Simpson's letter and explain that Dr. Modlin had been traveling for weeks and had not yet had time to write his…

This document is a letter from President George M. Modlin to the University of Virginia School of Law Dean F. D. G Ribble that was sent on February 15, 1952. This letter was sent in response to the "Report and Resolution on racial discrimination," in…

This document is a letter in response to Daniel H. Kruger’s August 22, 1967 letter to President George M. Modlin. In this letter, Modlin stated that there is no quota for Jewish students at Westhampton College or at the University of Richmond.…

In this letter sent on January 13, 1956, President George M. Modlin wrote to H. I. Willott, the Superintendent of Richmond City Schools, and W. T. Sanger, the President of the Medical College of Virginia. According to Modlin, this letter was in…
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