Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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The chartering of the first Historically Black Sorority at the University of Richmond is garnering attention as eight Westhampton College students diligently work to uphold the name of Delta Sigma Theta. This nationally recognized sorority was…

Individuals who are interested in rushing Alpha Kappa Alpha and Delta Sigma Theta are supported by members of various organizations on the University of Richmond campus and across the greater Richmond community. Organizations such as the Minority…

Historically Black Sororities Alpha Kappa Alpha and Delta Sigma Theta were chosen by a committee to colonize at the University of Richmond. Both national sororities are in preparations to present themselves to the students who are interested in…

Although the colonization of both Alpha Kappa Alpha and Delta Sigma Theta had progressed smoothly, the Historically Black Sororities are not able to colonize at the University of Richmond until the fall semester of the next school year. There were no…

Alpha Kappa Alpha and Delta Sigma Theta were the two Historically Black Sororities chosen by the Committee on Sororities to colonize at the University of Richmond. Once a proposal was written asking for the colonization of Historically Black…

The Committee on Sororities will review presentations made by Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Sigma Gamma Rho, and Zeta Phi Beta to determine which two Historically Black Sororities will colonize at the University of Richmond. The question of…

Once the faculty approves the proposal to colonize Historically Black Sororities at Westhampton College, the Committee on Sororities will review four different sororities and decide which sorority or sororities to bring to campus. Faculty, staff, and…

The Arts and Science faculty alongside the Dean of Westhampton College, Patricia Harwood, will consider the proposal to bring Historically Black Sororities to Westhampton College. After the third year of rush, the university’s efforts to create…

As efforts to bring historically white sororities to campus surfaced, students approached administrators with questions about Historically Black Sororities. Patricia Harwood, Dean of Westhampton College, discouraged these students citing that…

This article covers the accomplishments of sororities at the University of Richmond as Greek Life expands to include women. Although many people doubted whether sororities would benefit the campus, the writer works to prove these groups “to…
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