Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This memo recaps a meeting which Austin E. Grigg and Dean Gehring attended to discuss potential cooperative programs between University of Richmond, Randolph Macon College, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), and Virginia Union University. Deans…

This article discusses the imbalanced in black men to black women at the University of Richmond. Black students made up only 1% of the school's population, with only six black women enrolled at the time. This imbalance led to black students to seek…

University of Richmond alum Edward Pruden Jr. speaks out against racial insults to the Armstrong-Kennedy High School drill team that performed at the halftime of the UR-VCU basketball game. According to Pruden, UR students yelled racial insults,…

This column samples five student opinions on the obscene phone call problem on the University of Richmond campus. Kelly Finnerty (WC '91), Mike Davis (RC '93), Kristen Dillard (WC '92), Chip Boone (RC '91), and Liz Meany (WC '91) share their…

This article details a rash of obscene phone calls directed at Westhampton College women as an "annoying and often disturbing fact of life." Robert C. Dillard, director of the University police, noted that 30 incidents of prank calls or harassment…

This article reports on the "literally hundreds of obscene phone calls" that have been made to female residents of University of Richmond, according to University police department investigator, Henry Carr. Campus police Director Robert C. Dillard…

This article describes harassment experienced by residents of Westhampton College in the spring semester of 1987. The article samples dialogue from a prank caller, and discusses the reactions of a sophomore student to whom the call was placed.…

This article describes obscene phone calls and harassment experienced by Westhampton College students. Students describe the calls as frightening and scary. A freshman in Lora Robins Court described receiving a regular phone call after arriving home…

This article describes harassment experienced by residents of Westhampton College dorms and the University Forest Apartments. Campus Police Chief Robert C. Dillard reported that residents received approximately 25 complaints of obscene phone calls…

This article discusses "the concert problem" in which the author believes that concert committee never had enough time to obtain a decent band at a reasonable price for homecoming. Though the students were given the opportunity to have a concert…
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