Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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Student Suzane Tyner responds to an opinion piece titled "The union question" written by “J.S” on the topic of the proposed unionization of food service employees at the University of Richmond. In objection to the proposed union, Tyner claims…

This opinion article appearing in the University of Richmond Collegian elaborates on the pros and cons of joining a union in light of the recent petition by Food Service employees to unionize. For instance, the author cites an increased cost of food…

Student, union member and “Food Services patron” Wayne A. Stahlmann expresses his support for the proposed unionization of Food Service Employees at the University of Richmond. Stahlmann asserts that, “Employees have a right to air their…

This is a memo from Ralph E. Antell in which he describes the University's hiring of women faculty members. He says that the University of Richmond "meets or exceeds the national average" in terms of women as a percentage of full-time faculty…

This is a memo from Charles E. Glassick to several deans talking about the need to begin recruiting minority faculty again. He says that with "contracts and salaries and budgets having held first priority lately, we have let recruitment of minority…

This is a letter discussing the University's decision to comply with "government regulations regarding equal employment opportunity and the adjustment of all forms, questionnaires, and brochures." The administrator goes on to say that this will be…

This is a form used by department chairs to aid in recruiting minority faculty during the hiring process. The form is to be filled out and include the minority candidates' "minority category" according to Department of Health standards, and returned…

This article concerns the University of Richmond and the union representing the Food Service workers agreement on voting eligibility in the union election, according to Debra Creech, local 157 union organizing director. All service and maintenance…

In this article, University Food Service workers filed a petition to form a union with the National Labor Relations Board according to Debra Creech, the local union organizing director who is representing the employee’s interests. Central…

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…
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