Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In this oral history interview, Kevin Jones (‘94) sat down with Cole Richard (’21) and Jisu Song (‘22) on June 18, 2019, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one hour interview, Jones discussed his experience as…

This Collegian feature is written by and about John Wai-Chun Loong, a Chinese international student majoring in business and music. Loong says that he had to break out of his comfort zone at the Heilman Dining Center and joined groups that celebrated…

This document is a report of Richmond College’s Department of Modern Foreign Languages for September 1964 to January 1969 that was compiled by the chairman who is not named. Only French, German, Spanish, Russian, and Italian were taught. The report…

The Director of The College Of William & Mary, L.W. Webb, wrote President Modlin on January 11, 1954, to discuss an application the College of William & Mary had received from a Chinese student. They rejected this student because they…

This article published in The Collegian features an interview with Chinese international student, Richard Lin Yang. Yang tells the Collegian that he was originally from Shanghai, but moved to Hong Kong due to the Chinese Civil War (1927-1950) --…

As part of its annual project of sponsoring an international student to attend the University of Richmond, YWCA sponsored Irene Ebhomielen, a Nigerian student. Many arrangements were made for her accommodation, tutoring, and introduction to the…

Under the student affairs section of the annual Westhampton College report, Dean Gehring talked about the continued support by YWCA of the Nigerian international student Irene Ebhomielen. She further mentioned the fundraisers organized to arrange…

In the years before 1962, YWCA would sponsor a foreign student to study at the University of Richmond. Its last scholar was a Muslim student from Turkey. In 1962, YWCA did not fund a foreign scholar to come to the United States but instead sent $500…

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 column published in the Richmond Alumni Bulletin features Richmond alumni Dr. Cheng-Yeng Hsu, class of 1922. After graduating from the University of Richmond, Dr. Hsu continued his education at Columbia University, the University of Chicago, and…
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