Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Browse Items (16 total)

This University of Richmond Collegian article celebrates the University of Richmond’s contributions in “increasing employment opportunities for disabled people throughout the United States.” Ronald Inlow, director of food and auxiliary…

This is a piece by a student who, as a part of the Volunteer Action Council's "Overcoming Barriers- Physical Handicaps Day," spent a day in a wheelchair to understand the difficulties of disabled students. The student noted that there were 11…

Alongside the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (section 504) in which it is stated that “no handicapped individual may be discriminated against or denied participation in any program receiving federal financial assistance,” the Americans with…

Five students respond to the question “Would a disabled student have a hard time at the University?” Each student responds with an affirmation of the difficulties a disabled individual would face on campus, such as a lack of elevators, disregard…

This article talks about the recent push by the university to understand the needs of disabled students. It mentions the law 94-142 passed by the State of Virginia to make college more accessible and prevent any discrimination based on the disability…

This is the Self Evaluation and Transition Plan for The Graduate and Professional Schools at the University of Richmond, likely completed in early 1980. This plan lays out the guidelines for the Graduate and Professional Schools to transition into…

This September 22, 1979 letter is from Dewey E. Dodds, Director of the Office for Civil Rights Region III, and is addressed to University of Richmond President Dr. E. Bruce Heilman. Dodds begins the letter by expressing appreciation to University…

This September 30, 1980, letter is from Dewey E. Dodds, Director of the Office for Civil Rights Region III (OCR) of the Department of Education, and is addressed to University of Richmond President Dr. Bruce E. Heilman. The letter informs Heilman of…

This October 15, 1980 compliance review is from University counsel Eva S. Tashjian-Brown for Dewey E. Dodds, Director of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Region III. The review is in response to Dodds' September 30, 1980 letter to E. Bruce Heilman,…

This October 16, 1980 memorandum is from University of Richmond Vice President for Student Affairs William H. Leftwich to University of Richmond President Dr. E. Bruce Heilman. The memo prefaces and praises a letter from the University's legal…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-json, omeka-xml, rss2