Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This short story was written by student Yeu Chor Chan from Hong Kong. This story was his first publication in English. In it, he describes a peaceful scene by a lake (possibly Westhampton Lake, as a "brick bell tower" is to the left of the narrator…

An article from the October 1946 University of Richmond Alumni Bulletin covers second generation Westhampton students. Elizabeth Hsu, a student from China, receives a special mention in the article. Her father, Cheng Wang Hsu (formerly spelled Hui),…

This September 7, 1971, letter is from Dr. Edward F. Overton, Dean of the Summer School at the University of Richmond, to Dr. Robert F. Smart, Provost of the University. Dr. Overton provides the amount of minority students in the University College…

This is a revised chart of the actual (1969-1970) and the estimated (1970-1971) racial composition of various student bodies at the University of Richmond. It lists the racial composition of the following schools: Richmond College, Westhampton…

Hing Chung Tang—pictured in the first photograph on the left side—was from Hong Kong and graduated with a B.S. in chemistry.

Prayot Rangsiyanon—pictured in the first column, first row—was a student from Bangkok, Thailand that graduated with a B.S. in Finance. He was a member of Alpha Kappa Psi, a professional business fraternity, and served as master of ritual…

Jean C. Lee—pictured in the second column, second row—was a student from Hong Kong that graduated with a B.A. in Biology. In the senior statistics section of The Web 1960 on page 233, it states that she was also a member of the Canterbury Club,…

Benja Vudhiporn—pictured in the third column, second row— was a student from Bangkok, Thailand that graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry. She made Dean’s List according to the senior statistics section on page 234 of The Web 1960. She was also a…

Allan Ka-Lun Yung—pictured in the fourth column, second row—was from Hong Kong and graduated with a B.A. in chemistry. According to the senior statistics section of The Web 1962 on page 240, he earned Dean's List distinction and was secretary for…

Patricia Wai-Wah Kwa—pictured in the fourth column, first row—was from Hong Kong and graduated with a B.A. in psychology. According to the senior statistics section of The Web 1962 on page 235, she was hall president.
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