Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This is a letter written by Leonard J. Theberge who was the President of the National Legal Center for the Public Interest in Washington D.C. to the President of the University of Richmond, E. Bruce Heilman. The NLCPI was founded in 1975 as a…

This 2005 article introduces Students for Academic Freedom, a nationwide coalition of student groups claiming that colleges have a liberal political bias, and further fighting for an Academic Bill of Rights to protect students and professors from…

The opinion piece “A Black Man Is An Invisible Man,” by Harvey Whitney published in 1988 details his hardships attempting to fit into a predominately white institution. Whitney found it difficult to fit in both in the black community because he…

In this Collegian opinion piece, black student Harvey Whitney relates a quote from Ralph Ellison’s The Invisible Man to his personal experience of being considered invisible by white and black students at the University of Richmond. Whitney cites…

This is an article likely written in late 1976 or early 1977 by Karen J. Winkler about the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) putting Higher Education Amendments into effect. The article recounts when the HEW Secretary F. David…

This is an article by Karen J. Winkler about universities, such as Brigham Young University, refusing to comply with portions of federal affirmative action regulations. Yale University and Stanford University have recently said they may do the same.…

This article is the last in a three-part series that was taken from a report by Editorial Projects for Education Inc., that addresses problems faced by colleges in dealing with increasing laws and regulations enforced by Congress. According to Wolk,…

James E. Greene was a black 43 year old history major at the University of Richmond. He was married with six children at the time the article was published on January 18th 1973. The article "43 Year Old RC Senior Cites Black Problems" published by…

This article is about the clash between the Veterans Administration and the nation’s colleges and universities because of the new rules set forth by the Veteran Administration which are supposed to be part of a revised GI Bill previously passed by…

This report entitled "Affirmative Action Plan for the Graduate Student Division of the University of Richmond" outlines the problem area, action oriented programs, financial aid and the placement for the Graduate Student Division of the University of…
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