Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In this oral history interview, Rueben Turner (R’81) sat down with Johnnette Johnson (’20) and Jisu Song ('22) on June 19, 2019, in Boatwright Memorial Library. Over the course of the one hour interview, Turner spoke about his time as a…

In this letter, Virginia Governor Linwood Holton replies to University of Richmond President George Modlin in regards to Modlin's October 8 letter to the Governor (available here). Modlin had requested Holton's assistance in dealing with the…

In this letter, University of Richmond President George Modlin wrote to Virginia Governor Lindwood Holton on October 8, 1970. Modlin wrote as a follow up to a telephone conversation the two had had earlier in the week in regards to the relationship…

A few members of Phi Delt's executive board responded to articles in the previous issue of the Collegian. These articles pertained to poor decisions made by Phi Delt brothers. One brother pulled down the dress of a Westhampton College sophomore and…

This article addresses the issue of muted free speech on liberal college campuses. It starts with an anecdote from Baylor University, a similar liberal arts school like the University of Richmond, regarding their administration's cracking down on…

This letter was written in response to a very controversial letter written by faculty member Janet Kotler about fraternities and the little sister programs, the way the Collegian handled their subsequent reporting. Francy insists that there are…

Hummel responded to Phi Delt's claims that the Collegian mishandled the article involving the sexual harassment of Sue McEvoy in an unprofessional manner. Hummel states that the Collegian tries to act as any press company would, which means reporting…

This is a letter from Randy to University President Dr. George M. Modlin. Randy suggests that the university place a 1/4 page ad in the Richmond Afro-American, a black-owned newspaper in the City of Richmond. The ad will be at Modlin's office by…

This newspaper advertisement is for courses at University College, the downtown division of the University of Richmond. The advertisement, in the Afro-American, a historically black newspaper in Richmond, Virginia, was specifically for evening…

This letter to the editor was written in response to a lead story on the resignation of Michael White, former chairman of the Judicial Council of Richmond College. White’s resignation stemmed from the decision of Richard Mateer, Dean of Richmond…
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