Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In a service at the terrace of Westhampton College, the new YWCA cabinet was installed. After a reading of scripture and prayer, Grace Watkins, former president of the organization, lighted the candle of Ida Scott, the newly elected president, during…

In an attempt to foster better social relations, Westhampton College’s freshmen and juniors will attend Richmond College’s dining hall, and Richmond’s sophomores and seniors will attend the Westhampton dining hall on Friday night. After dinner,…

This article reports upcoming discussions by the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) on understanding world religions. They first discuss the Quaker religion, sponsored by the Quaker Church of Richmond. Then Richmond College student Sidney…

This article draws attention to "mission study classes" that were to occur that term, intended to "present to the classes a brief survey of existing conditions in the different parts of the mission world." Some of the course offerings included…

In this letter student leaders of campus organizations address President E. Bruce Heilman with concerns that there are few minority students enrolled at the University of Richmond. The students lined out actions that they felt the administration…

This is the Annual Report of Religious Activities for Westhampton College of the University of Richmond for the 1970-1971 academic year that was submitted by Jean Mahaffey, the Director of Religious Activities. She began the report by explaining how…

Emily Gardner, of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), and William E. Lloyd of the Richmond Public Forum wrote this letter to the Honorable Frank P. Graham to ask him to be a lecturer for a memorial for Elizabeth Cecil Scott. They hoped…

This column published in The Collegian on May 3, 1929, describes a Young Women's Christian Association event in which a Chinese student -- only referenced as Mr. Kung -- spoke on stereotypes that Americans had about the Chinese. According to the…

As part of its annual project of sponsoring an international student to attend the University of Richmond, YWCA sponsored Irene Ebhomielen, a Nigerian student. Many arrangements were made for her accommodation, tutoring, and introduction to the…

Under the student affairs section of the annual Westhampton College report, Dean Gehring talked about the continued support by YWCA of the Nigerian international student Irene Ebhomielen. She further mentioned the fundraisers organized to arrange…
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