Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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University of Richmond President George M. Modlin nominates various Richmond College students and administrators to serve on a suggested Food Service Committee to address issues at Richmond College’s dining hall the Refectory. Mr. William J.…

In this letter, Philip T. Yochum, President of Servomation College Division food services, suggests to University of Richmond President George M. Modlin the creation of “a Student Advisory Board” made of responsible student representatives,…

In this letter, Alfred L. Mathias of the A. L. Mathias food service company writes to University of Richmond President George M. Modlin in order to convince him to switch to his food service. Mathias claims that it may not be possible to serve food…

This is a memo from Charles E. Glassick in which he discusses being appointed Chairman of the "Committee on Racial/Ethnic Categories." He attaches a statement from the Federal Interagency Committee on Education that talks about racial categorization,…

This is a memo from Ralph E. Antell in which he describes the University's hiring of women faculty members. He says that the University of Richmond "meets or exceeds the national average" in terms of women as a percentage of full-time faculty…

This is a memo from Charles E. Glassick to several deans talking about the need to begin recruiting minority faculty again. He says that with "contracts and salaries and budgets having held first priority lately, we have let recruitment of minority…

This is a letter discussing the University's decision to comply with "government regulations regarding equal employment opportunity and the adjustment of all forms, questionnaires, and brochures." The administrator goes on to say that this will be…

This is a proposal from the University of Richmond to the Lilly Endowment to host a Workshop on the Liberal Arts. The proposal lists several of the goals of liberal arts education, including a focus on a "Judeo-Christian perspective" on page 6 of the…

In this letter, University of Richmond Secretary-Treasurer Charles H. Wheeler III addresses University President George M. Modlin on the topic of actions taken by Marian H. Hamilton, the Westhampton College Dean of Students. Wheeler states that…

This is a letter from former administrator H. Gerald Quigg written to the Vice President of the Grace Foundation Norman Carignan. The letter thanks the Grace Foundation for its $1000 grant for a Black Studies and Urban American Program.
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