Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Article "Ayers examines university history looks to future in inaugural speech"

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Article "Ayers examines university history looks to future in inaugural speech"

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President Edward Ayers spoke about the University of Richmond's past during his 2008 inaugural speech, and retold the history of both colleges focusing on "stories about Richmond's first presidents, its Baptist roots, the first female students, and the first African-American students." He discussed race relations, and focused on the importance of diversity initiatives, and the need to make the school feel more welcome to all.

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Glover, Katie. "Ayers examines university history looks to future in inaugural speech." The University of Richmond Collegian 94, no. 23, (April 17, 2008): 1. https://collegian.richmond.edu/?a=d&d=COL20080417.2.22&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-

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The Collegian, University of Richmond

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2008-04-17

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English

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Richmond (Va.)

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Glover, Katie, “Article "Ayers examines university history looks to future in inaugural speech",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 21, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/3464.