Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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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…

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 a 20-4 vote, the faculty of the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business rejects a motion passed by the Arts and Sciences Faculty recommending that “sexual orientation” be added to the University of Richmond’s anti-discrimination policy. The…

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 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,…

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…

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 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 talks about the recent push by the university to understand the needs of disabled students. It mentions the law 94-142 passed by the State of Virginia to make college more accessible and prevent any discrimination based on the disability…
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