Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This photograph, appearing in the 1960 edition of the University of Richmond's yearbook The Web, depicts an interior view of students eating at the Refectory, the Richmond College dining hall. The photo is located at the beginning of the list of…

This brief Collegian announcement informs of Westhampton College cook, John Long, who was a patient at St. Philip's Hospital. Students and another staff member who worked with him in the kitchen had already donated blood; there were more who were…

In this letter, Philip T. Yochum, President of Servomation College Division food services, suggests to University of Richmond President George M. Modlin the creation of “a Student Advisory Board” made of responsible student representatives,…

This 1996 Collegian article explains the decade-long social separation of students in the E. Bruce Heilman Dining Center and attempts to pinpoint its causes. As elaborated in the article, Greek life sits on the right side room of the dining hall,…

In this letter, University of Richmond Secretary-Treasurer Charles H. Wheeler III addresses University President George M. Modlin on the topic of actions taken by Marian H. Hamilton, the Westhampton College Dean of Students. Wheeler states that…

This University of Richmond Collegian article celebrates the University of Richmond’s contributions in “increasing employment opportunities for disabled people throughout the United States.” Ronald Inlow, director of food and auxiliary…

Student Suzane Tyner responds to an opinion piece titled "The union question" written by “J.S” on the topic of the proposed unionization of food service employees at the University of Richmond. In objection to the proposed union, Tyner claims…

Student, union member and “Food Services patron” Wayne A. Stahlmann expresses his support for the proposed unionization of Food Service Employees at the University of Richmond. Stahlmann asserts that, “Employees have a right to air their…

This article concerns the University of Richmond and the union representing the Food Service workers agreement on voting eligibility in the union election, according to Debra Creech, local 157 union organizing director. All service and maintenance…

In this Collegian editorial, written 50 years after the Brown v. Board of Education decision that ended the legal segregation of public schools, the writer addresses the ways in which segregation is still prevalent at the University of Richmond. They…
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