Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In this 1969 Collegian article, the speakers of the UIC's (University Interfaith Council) symposium are featured. Mrs. Dianne Kennedy Pike, wife of the late Dr. James A. Pike, and associate professor of religion at Wesley University, Dr. John David…

In this opinion piece, appearing in the University of Richmond’s newspaper The Collegian’s Forum, Christian pop singer and anti-gay activist Anita Bryant responds to backlash concerning her impending visit to the University of Richmond. In…

President Richard L. Morrill and members of the senior staff decided not to send in dues to the Association of Southern Baptist Colleges and Schools this year. According to University of Richmond Chaplain David D. Burhans, the decision was made…

In a service at the terrace of Westhampton College, the new YWCA cabinet was installed. After a reading of scripture and prayer, Grace Watkins, former president of the organization, lighted the candle of Ida Scott, the newly elected president, during…

This article discusses a panel discussion featuring students of 8 different religions--Buddhist, Hindu, Islam, Protestant, Catholic, Sikh, Jewish and secular. Students shared their perspectives--for example, Sikh student Gurpreet Singh Dillon talked…

The article talks about a controversy at UNC Chapel Hill, where a class required students to study a translation of annotated Quran chapters (opponents argued it "promoted Islamic values" and it was not legal because it required its students to…

This article reports on Beryl Dennis' experience at the University after transferring from Cuttington University College in Liberia. Dennis, the daughter of the Liberian ambassador to the US and Canada, notes the similarities in course selections,…

This article reports upcoming discussions by the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) on understanding world religions. They first discuss the Quaker religion, sponsored by the Quaker Church of Richmond. Then Richmond College student Sidney…

This article draws attention to "mission study classes" that were to occur that term, intended to "present to the classes a brief survey of existing conditions in the different parts of the mission world." Some of the course offerings included…

University of Richmond student, John B. Hesch, writes a letter to the Editors of the Collegian to explain his stance on the new two part policy adopted by The Baptist General Association of Virginia. This policy requires all Baptist related academic…
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