Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Article "Diverse class brings campus closer to Promise"

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Article "Diverse class brings campus closer to Promise"

Description

This article published in The Collegian describes the University of Richmond's efforts to increase student diversity. According to the article, the administration led by President Edward Ayers (2007-2015) took on initiatives to enroll more ethnic minorities to the school. They based their initiatives on a three point system: First, ensure an open and inclusive environment that welcomes and benefits from people of diverse backgrounds. Second, recruit and retain faculty, staff and senior management of underrepresented groups. Third, recruit, retain, and graduate a diverse student population. The article goes on to describe the university's initial success, describing a student body hailing from 40 states, 20 countries, and a student of color increase from 13 percent to 23 percent the total student population. The article continues highlighting the shifting culture for the remaining portions of the article.

Source

Hardy, Elizabeth. "Diverse class brings campus closer to Promise." The University of Richmond Collegian 96, no. 8. (September 17, 2009): 1. http://collegian.richmond.edu/cgi-bin/richmond?a=d&d=COL20090917.2.13&srpos=19&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-

Publisher

The Collegian, University of Richmond

Date

2009-09-17

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English

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Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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Citation

Hardy, Elizabeth, “Article "Diverse class brings campus closer to Promise",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed January 17, 2020, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/1669.