Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This is an opinion piece advocating for the University of Richmond to integrate in order to save its ROTC Program. The Board of Trustees was faced with the choice to either integrate or lose its ROTC program. In the article, the student urges the…

This is a letter from Dean W. David Robins from the School of Business Administration to Dr. R. F. Smart, the Provost at the University of Richmond. Dean Robins writes to tell Dr. Smart he will be in Kingston, Rhode Island at the University of Rhode…

This is a letter to the President of the University of Richmond George M. Modlin from the W. Kenneth Haddock, Chief in the Education Branch in the Office for Civil Rights in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW). Haddocks thanks…

This is a letter from the Director of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) Office of Civil Rights, to the University of Richmond President George M. Modlin. This letter informs President Modlin that while Dr. Bryant enjoyed the…

President George Modlin was writing Coach Frank Jones about recruiting "Negro" athletes. Modlin told Jones that every effort should be made to recruit "Negro" athletes in order to help them with athletic grants-in-aid and to attract other "negro"…

In this letter from the Office of Civil Rights of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) to University President George M. Modlin, Chair Dr. Eloise Severinson, expresses the office’s appreciation concerning the University…

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 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…
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