Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article describes harassment experienced by residents of Westhampton College dorms and the University Forest Apartments. Campus Police Chief Robert C. Dillard reported that residents received approximately 25 complaints of obscene phone calls…

This article describes obscene phone calls and harassment experienced by Westhampton College students. Students describe the calls as frightening and scary. A freshman in Lora Robins Court described receiving a regular phone call after arriving home…

This article describes harassment experienced by residents of Westhampton College in the spring semester of 1987. The article samples dialogue from a prank caller, and discusses the reactions of a sophomore student to whom the call was placed.…

This article reports on the "literally hundreds of obscene phone calls" that have been made to female residents of University of Richmond, according to University police department investigator, Henry Carr. Campus police Director Robert C. Dillard…

This article details a rash of obscene phone calls directed at Westhampton College women as an "annoying and often disturbing fact of life." Robert C. Dillard, director of the University police, noted that 30 incidents of prank calls or harassment…

In this oral history interview, Iria Jones (W’87) sat down with Eden Wolfer (’20) and Rena Xiao (’20) on July 2, 2018, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one hour interview, Jones discussed her experience as one…

Forty University of Richmond students were caught streaking in front of North and South Court dormitories. A Richmond College student was arrested by University police for participating in the “obscene” activity that was evidently against the UR…

This article talks about the recent increase in membership in Safe Zone, a group committed to supporting students questioning their sexuality. It talks about how faculty are now displaying Safe Zone stickers on their doors to indicate that they are…

In this opinion piece, second-year student at the T.C. Williams School of Law Victor Mba-Jonas responds to an opinion piece written by Mr. Scott Shepard criticizing the name change and mere existence of the Multicultural Student Union (MSU) at the…

This 1988 Collegian article discusses the results of a survey done by a journalism class, where they randomly sampled 359 University students with a telephone poll. Of that number of students, 169 were men while 190 were women. Of that 190, 11…
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