Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This is a letter from a member of the US Senate to Dr. William Leftwich, Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Richmond. This letter was written in response to a previous letter from Dr. Leftwich which stated that he opposed section…

This article is about the clash between the Veterans Administration and the nation’s colleges and universities because of the new rules set forth by the Veteran Administration which are supposed to be part of a revised GI Bill previously passed by…

This is an article by Karen J. Winkler about universities, such as Brigham Young University, refusing to comply with portions of federal affirmative action regulations. Yale University and Stanford University have recently said they may do the same.…

This is an article likely written in late 1976 or early 1977 by Karen J. Winkler about the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) putting Higher Education Amendments into effect. The article recounts when the HEW Secretary F. David…

This letter was sent on April 22, 1949, from George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond, to Morgan W. Strother of the W. Fred Richardson Security Storage Corporation. This letter was sent one day after Strother’s letter regarding…

This document is a letter from Morgan W. Strother of the W. Fred Richardson Security Storage Corporation to George M. Modlin, the President of the University of Richmond, that was sent on April 21, 1949. Strother wrote that when "we business men"…

The article "Our Day: The Poll Tax in Virginia, Democracy in Virginia," published by The Collegian December 3rd, 1937, was a response to an article published by the Southern Planter. The author of the article published by the Southern Planter was in…

This letter to the editor, published on November 21, 1974, advocated for the passing of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Since Congress had set March 1979 as the ratification deadline for ERA, 1974 was one of the major years to garner as much…
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