Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article discusses the "Institute on Inter-American Affairs" program that was held at UR on April 7-8 in 1944. The program began with an address given by President Boatwright followed by a speech from Pauline Turnbull. Turnbull was a faculty…

This article describes the way that University Week was dissolved, and that in its place, several public men were scheduled to speak on different dates throughout the year. Due to this new setup, the University of Richmond was privileged to welcome…

This article describes the way that Japanese religious leader, Toyohiko Kagawa, was positively received by students at colleges all over the United States of America. Although Kagawa is Japanese, he is a Christian. Kagawa's visit to the United States…

This article was published in The Collegian in 1989 and features an interview with then University of Richmond president, Richard L. Morrill. In this piece, Morrill discusses the University's diversity issue and emphasizes the need to broaden its…

On November 7, 1974 The Collegian published an article about the problems that international students face at the University of Richmond. Phillip Hart, the university's International Student Advisor not only considered foreign-born students as…

This article -- published on February 21, 1980, in The Collegian -- is a feature in which the University of Richmond's Intrafraternity Council (IFC) held a meeting to vote on the addition of the campus's first black fraternity, Phi Beta Sigma.…

This article -- published on September 11, 1980, in The Collegian -- describes the potential addition of University of Richmond's first black fraternity, Phi Beta Sigma. In the article, it mentions Richmond senior, James Reed, who would serve…

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…

The Collegian published this article on April 12, 1990. The article discusses the departure of Deborah Dunne, a professor of the Philosophy Department. In the article, done expressed her "alienation" at the University, noting its lack of diversity…

This article published on October 19, 1989, in The Collegian, discusses the possible addition of black sororities to the University of Richmond -- Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Sigma Gamma Rho, and Zeta Phi Beta. According to the article, the…
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