Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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University of Richmond President, Richard Morrill, orders the Commission on Diversity to address the multiple incidents’ of minority students experiencing racism on campus. All aspects of racism will be reviewed by the commission including the…

This article talks about Congressman Gerry Studds, who was "burned at the stake by a large number of his constituents" after having "a brief consenting homosexual relationship with a congressional page." A petition signed by more than 300 citizens…

This 1992 Collegian article states that a report on women and gender issues was released, including 40 recommendations for improvement as the status of the female faculty was examined. The report stated that there was "significant improvement" in the…

This article republished from the Gannett News Service describes a study done by Sociology Professors Barbara Reskin and Patricia Roos. This research was done on the movement of women into typically male occupations during the 1970s. What they found…

The University Faculty-Representative Advisory Panel unanimously passed a statement on February 04, 1969. The panel believed that there should be no religious restriction in the process of hiring, promotion tenure, or salary increase to the faculty…

This document is a handwritten letter that was sent on March 24, 1967, from Benjamin Berofsky to President George M. Modlin in response to Modlin’s letter regarding faculty hiring practices at the University of Richmond. According to Berofsky, Dr.…

This document is a letter that was sent on March 13, 1967, from President George M. Modlin to Benjamin Berkofsky. It was written in response to a letter Berkofsky previously sent. In his original letter, Berkofsky claimed that the university’s…

This item is a series of memos sharing a letter from J. Stanley Pottinger, Director of the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S.Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) to Ernest L. Wilkinson, President of Brigham Young University (BYU) in…

In this oral history interview, professor of accounting Dr. Darrell Walden sat down with Marissa Brown ('19) on March 25, 2019, in Walden's office in the Robins School of Business. Over the course of the one hour interview, Walden spoke about being…

In this oral history interview, retired professor of accounting Raymond Slaughter (‘77-‘18) sat down with Cole Richard (’21) and Jenifer Yi (’22) on June 10, 2019, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one…
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