Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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Carol Silver, a Westhampton College student, wrote President George Modlin a letter expressing how impressed she was by the University's new stance on integration. The University of Richmond enrolled its first black student in 1964 at the University…

On September 10, 1963, Executive Director of the University of Richmond Young Democratic Club, Dabney Lee, wrote the Mayor of Farmville, Virginia, William Watkins, on behalf of a black minister, Rev. L. F. Griffin, in Farmville. Lee began the letter…

Professor Arthur B. Gunlicks wrote President George M. Modlin to share his concerns about planning for the next school year. His first recommendation was to improve the lighting along the sidewalk from Boatwright Library to North and South Court. …

The University Faculty-Representative Advisory Panel unanimously passed a statement on February 04, 1969. The panel believed that there should be no religious restriction in the process of hiring, promotion tenure, or salary increase to the faculty…

Chairman Weaver Marr submitted this annual departmental report to President George Modlin on behalf of the Westhampton College Foreign Language Department on April 19, 1969. He believed that three things from that school year were most notable:…

The Westhampton College Dean of Students, Clara M. Keith, submitted this annual report on student life to the Dean of Westhampton College, Dr. Mary Louise Gehring, and President George Modlin for the 1969-1970 school year. This report was unique…

Chairman Harry M. Ward submitted this report to President George Modlin on behalf of the Department of History at University College on April 26, 1971. Ward began by highlighting the current faculty specialties including different eras in American…

Welford D. Taylor, Chairman of the Literature Department at University College, submitted this report to President Modlin to update him about the affairs of his department in 1971. He claimed that the most notable improvements were the new course…

Francis A. Underhill, Chairman of the Westhampton History Department, submitted this report to President Modlin to give updates on the affairs of his department in 1971. The department was doing well with nine Westhampton women majoring in history,…

This is a list of Masters of Arts recipients and their thesis titles for the June graduation Class of 1968. There was diversity in both the subject matter and where these graduate students got their Bachelor's degree. Topics ranged from the poetry…
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