Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article talks about how the President of Virginia Union University (VUU), Thomas H. Henderson, was on board with the idea of having a faculty exchange with the University of Richmond. President of the University of Richmond, George Modlin, had…

This article talks about pressure from the federal government to integrate the University of Richmond by getting more black students, faculty, and staff.The university spokesman said that the President, Dean of Education, and the Provost were not…

This article talks about the Richmond College Student Government Association (RCSGA) asking for the resignation of a junior class senator, Stanley Davis, for failing to attend senate meetings. Davis was the first and only black student on the RCSGA.…

This article describes an incident involving the brother of President Jimmy Carter, Billy Carter. The incident, as reported by United Press International, included Carter making a racially offensive comment to a black politician, Carter Gilmore.…

This article is about the first and only black Richmond College Senator at that point, Stanley Davis, who was impeached in 1973 by a 7-1 vote. Davis was impeached for not being able to attend three consecutive meetings of the senate that year. Also,…

This article talks about the recent push by the university to understand the needs of disabled students. It mentions the law 94-142 passed by the State of Virginia to make college more accessible and prevent any discrimination based on the disability…

This is the Self Evaluation and Transition Plan for The Graduate and Professional Schools at the University of Richmond, likely completed in early 1980. This plan lays out the guidelines for the Graduate and Professional Schools to transition into…

This is the Affirmative Action Plan for The T.C. Williams School Of Law. This document acknowledges the responsibility of the T.C Williams School of Law as a part of the University of Richmond to provide equal opportunity to minority students.This…

This is a letter from a member of the US Senate to Dr. William Leftwich, Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Richmond. This letter was written in response to a previous letter from Dr. Leftwich which stated that he opposed section…

This article talks about the tri-annual National Student Assembly where MRS. Louise Cardozo's belief in American patriotism was reinstated by watching the youth carry out intense conversations about different aspects of the ongoing war. She was…
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