Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This is a revised chart of the actual (1969-1970) and the estimated (1970-1971) racial composition of various student bodies at the University of Richmond. It lists the racial composition of the following schools: Richmond College, Westhampton…

This September 7, 1971, letter is from Dr. Edward F. Overton, Dean of the Summer School at the University of Richmond, to Dr. Robert F. Smart, Provost of the University. Dr. Overton provides the amount of minority students in the University College…

This document is a report of the number of minority students at the University of Richmond for the 1972-1973 school year, nearly 20 years after Brown v Board. Minority students were divided into the following categories: "American Indian," "Negro,"…

This is a report on the current state and history of minority students on campus as well as student engagement with minorities from the University of Richmond in 1973. This fact sheet lists the efforts the University of Richmond has made with…

This column called "Frat Chat" focuses on activities and news within the Fraternity system. The column goes on to explain various frat related activities such as dances, parties, and new pledges. One brother referred to as "Moose" is described as…

This image posted in The Collegian on November 6, 1959, shows five Chinese students (international status unknown) surrounding what seems to be a fountain or pond with lilypads. The students' names are: Jean Lee, Shirley Lai, Patricia Kwa, and Meehan…

Under the cultural and intellectual climate section of Westhampton College's report, an Indian student from New Delhi is mentioned. Uma Krupanidhi was a YWCA scholar and helped the university in inviting a speaker from the Embassy of India to speak…

This article published in The Collegian is a review of the restaurant "The Empress." The writer describes the food and the decor, describing it as having an "oriental vibe."

This article published in The Collegian interviews several students at the University of Richmond to see their first impressions of the school. One particular student, Soizic Ziegler, stated that she did not think the school was "foreign" enough and…

This article is a satirical criticism published in The Collegian. The writer, Nandalal Rasiah, Richmond College 2005, wrote this piece in response to another piece written by someone whom Raisah refers to as "Mr. Gibney." In that piece, Mr. Gibney…
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