Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This document is a report, "Report of the Dean of Students Richmond College and School of Business Administration," written by William E. Baker, Dean of Students, for the 1970-1971 school year. It discussed student activities such as student…

This is a letter written by rising seniors--Greg Daugherty, President of the Richmond College Class of 1970, Elise Miller, a member of Westhampton College, and Julian Smith Jr., a member of the School of Business Administration. The purpose of this…

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…

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 document is a letter from "JEN" (likely initials) sent to GMM (President George M. Modlin) on May 27, 1968. The identities of GMM and Jen were not stated, but the letter was found in President Modlin's collection and "GMM" are his initials.…

The Collegian published this article on April 12, 1990. This article discusses the lack of diversity at the University of Richmond, specifically focusing on the lack of racial diversity. The article expresses concerns that both students and faculty…

This document is a letter from Daniel H. Kruger to President George M. Modlin that was sent on August 22, 1967. Kruger, who is a University of Richmond alumnus, was participating in a study of Workmens Compensation in Virginia. During a trip to…

This document is the final letter of correspondence between alumnus Daniel H. Kruger and President George M. Modlin regarding the use of quotas for Jewish students at the University of Richmond. This letter was sent on September 12, 1967. In this…

This document is a letter from James V. Larkin, Director of Bands at the University of Richmond, to George M. Modlin, the Chancellor and former President of the University of Richmond. Larkin wrote to Modlin because Modlin and his wife had given…

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…
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