Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In this oral history interview, Rayford L. Harris, Jr. (R’77) sat down with Rena Xiao (’20) and Eden Wolfer (’20) on July 1, 2018, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one hour and forty minute interview, Harris…

In this oral history interview, Maurice King (R’85) spoke with Keith Oddo (’19) via telephone on March 7, 2019. Over the course of the fifty minute interview, King speaks about his transition to Richmond from his hometown in northern…

In this oral history interview, Stanley Jones (R’83) sat down with Ayele d’Almeida (’20) and Jacob Roberson (’19) on June 20, 2018, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one hour and forty minute interview,…

This article describes Professor Kathleen F. Slevin's "pleas for a temporary injunction to extend" her teaching contract. Slevin had been hired by Dr. Bruce Heilman for the 1975-1976 academic year at the University of Richmond as a tenure track…

This is a letter from William H. Leftwich, the University of Richmond Vice President for Student Affairs, to Professor Sherman E. Grable, Dr. Albert C. Dawson, Ms. Janet L. Rice, and Ms. Carol Reese explaining how the Department of Health, Education…

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…

This article discusses the decision by the Office of Civil Rights to drop its Title IX investigation of alleged sex discrimination in athletics" at the College of William & Mary. This decision was made because of a prior ruling involving the…

This Collegian article discussed President Heilman's speech at the Virginia Baptist General Association. The speech was in response to the association's decision to permit churches to stop the funding of University of Richmond due to its recent…
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