Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This is a letter from the Director of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) Office of Civil Rights, to the University of Richmond President George M. Modlin. This letter informs President Modlin that while Dr. Bryant enjoyed the…

This is a letter from the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, Joseph A. Califano Jr, to various university presidents. He states that he has enclosed the remarks he delivered at the commencement at the College of New Rochelle in New…

This article describes how the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) finds that the University of Richmond “still projects an image of an exclusive all-white ‘Southern’ institution,” and Dr. Eloise Severinson, who is the HEW…

In this article, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) President Warren W. Brandt accuses federal civil rights officials of making busy work in their push for more desegregation. According to Dr. Brandt, "VCU has fully complied with federal edicts…

This April 23, 1980 letter is from Dewey E. Dodds, Director of the Office for Civil Rights Region III of the Department of of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW), and is addressed to University of Richmond President Dr. Bruce E. Heilman. The letter…

This December 11, 1979 letter is from Dewey E. Dodds, Director of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Region III, and is addressed to University of Richmond counsel W. Carter Younger. The letter acknowledges the receipt of Younger's November 20, 1979…

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 letter from C.J. Gray, Dean of Administrative Services, is to Mr. Milbourne F. Hull, a Higher Education Program Specialist from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), Region III, writing to express his apologies for the tragic…

This is a letter from Austin Grigg, Dean of the University of Richmond, to University President George M. Modlin. The letter outlines the various administrative efforts employed by the University to comply with Department of Health, Education and…

This is a letter to the President of the University of Richmond George M. Modlin from the W. Kenneth Haddock, Chief in the Education Branch in the Office for Civil Rights in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW). Haddocks thanks…
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