Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This Op-Ed published in The Collegian features two opinion articles arguing for opposing views on affirmative action. The first was written by student Danielle Orron who wrote in support of affirmative action. In her piece, Orron followed a…

This feature was published on February 13, 2003, by The Collegian. This article discusses an event in which the Liberty Society -- a non-partisan student group -- held a bake sale in which they sold cookies, but at different price points in order to…

This article published in The Collegian describes the University of Richmond's efforts to increase student diversity. According to the article, the administration led by President Edward Ayers (2007-2015) took on initiatives to enroll more ethnic…

This report of University College highlights the purpose of the establishment of University College and the degrees it will offer. The report says, "The principal function of the new College is to serve the Richmond metropolitan area in those…

This report talks about the success of the first year of University College and plans for expansion. The report highlights new courses that were offered in the evening, the expansion of the liberal arts department, and the graduate programs. In the…

This is the first report on the Junior College of University College, and an overview on the development of University College. The Junior College began in September of 1964 with just 123 students. It was a two year daytime liberal arts college meant…

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…

The Dean of University College in 1978 was Max. C. Graber. In his report on University College he focuses on six main points: the Evening School, Summer School, Center for Criminal Justice, Continuing Education, Women's Program, and School of…

The student life section of the 1974 president's report discusses the increased involvement of students in "the life and governance of the institution." Due to the increased interest of students in the social rules, there was an amendment to the…

This is the third report of University College which includes the Junior College. In the Junior College's first year it had 140 students while University College had over 4,000 students. The report includes information on summer classes, the number…
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