Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In this oral history interview, retired professor of accounting Raymond Slaughter (‘77-‘18) sat down with Cole Richard (’21) and Jenifer Yi (’22) on June 10, 2019, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one…

In this oral history interview, professor of accounting Dr. Darrell Walden Marissa Brown ('19) on March 25, 2019, in Walden's office in the Robins School fo Business. Over the course of the one hour interview, Walden spoke about being born and raised…

University of Richmond President, Richard Morrill, orders the Commission on Diversity to address the multiple incidents’ of minority students experiencing racism on campus. All aspects of racism will be reviewed by the commission including the…

This article republished from the Gannett News Service describes a study done by Sociology Professors Barbara Reskin and Patricia Roos. This research was done on the movement of women into typically male occupations during the 1970s. What they found…

This item is a series of memos sharing a letter from J. Stanley Pottinger, Director of the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S.Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) to Ernest L. Wilkinson, President of Brigham Young University (BYU) in…

This document is a report of Richmond College’s Department of Modern Foreign Languages for September 1964 to January 1969 that was compiled by the chairman who is not named. Only French, German, Spanish, Russian, and Italian were taught. The report…

This document is a handwritten letter that was sent on March 24, 1967, from Benjamin Berofsky to President George M. Modlin in response to Modlin’s letter regarding faculty hiring practices at the University of Richmond. According to Berofsky, Dr.…

This document is a letter that was sent on March 13, 1967, from President George M. Modlin to Benjamin Berkofsky. It was written in response to a letter Berkofsky previously sent. In his original letter, Berkofsky claimed that the university’s…

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:…
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