Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article considers the University of Richmond's attempts to comply with Title IX requirements through adding a women's soccer team to the University's athletic department. A school is considered compliant with Title IX if they have equal amounts…

This article discusses a report from the March 18 issue of U.S. News and World Report that ranks the University of Richmond the 18th out of 20 in a list of colleges and universities "that has made extensive progress in creating equal athletic…

This article investigates the question of equality in athletics at the University of Richmond. In particular, it explores several cases in which sex discrimination in athletics is evident. The writer states that “the women’s basketball…

This article is a critique of the Reagan administration regarding two cases where the author believes the president is allowing discrimination. The first case is regarding Bob Jones University in South Carolina and Goldsboro Christian Schools in…

This is a confidential letter from the Vice President for Student Affairs, William H. Leftwich, to President Bruce Heilman, Rector F. Carlyle Tiller, and Lewis T. Booker. The writer informs that the university filed a suit in Federal District Court…

In this “Important Notice,” from the National Science Foundation, Director Leland J. Haworth addressed Presidents of Colleges and Universities, Presidents of Professional Societies and Academies of Science, Heads of Institutes and other…

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 correspondence to Dr. Lewis Nobles, president of Mississippi College, sent by William H. Leftwich, vice president of the University of Richmond, is in response to E. Bruce Heilman, president of UR, offering Leftwich's legal advice to Nobles…

In this speech, University of Richmond president Dr. E. Bruce Heilman addressed the National Association of Private College and University Presidents in Scottsdale, Arizona. Heilman discussed the “unwarranted intrusion of the federal bureaucracy…

In this letter, the Women’s Athletic Council at the University of Richmond addresses the Director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. The council is filing a complaint against the University of Richmond, given that the…
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