Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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Hummel responded to Phi Delt's claims that the Collegian mishandled the article involving the sexual harassment of Sue McEvoy in an unprofessional manner. Hummel states that the Collegian tries to act as any press company would, which means reporting…

This is a newspaper article covering the newly established hearing board intended to mitigate sexual assault cases. It discusses the composition of the board, as well as discussions on whether or not to include students. Kristin Heller, Westhampton…

This article describes obscene phone calls and harassment experienced by Westhampton College students. Students describe the calls as frightening and scary. A freshman in Lora Robins Court described receiving a regular phone call after arriving home…

This article details a rash of obscene phone calls directed at Westhampton College women as an "annoying and often disturbing fact of life." Robert C. Dillard, director of the University police, noted that 30 incidents of prank calls or harassment…

This article describes harassment experienced by residents of Westhampton College dorms and the University Forest Apartments. Campus Police Chief Robert C. Dillard reported that residents received approximately 25 complaints of obscene phone calls…

Beginning in the 1950s, an annual "panty raid" tradition took place on campus when Richmond college students would cross over the bridge to the Westhampton side of campus. Westhampton women would typically throw panties to the men from their dorm…

This article describes harassment experienced by residents of Westhampton College in the spring semester of 1987. The article samples dialogue from a prank caller, and discusses the reactions of a sophomore student to whom the call was placed.…

Bernice Sandler, an executive director of the Project on the Status and Education of Women, spoke on campus at the honors convocation in 1987. She outlined both subtle and overt sexual discrimination, and cited a statistic that 20 to 30 percent of…

Controversy is sparked after a Richmond College sophomore, Jim Palmer, is charged with pulling down the dress of a Westhampton College sophomore, Sue McEvoy, during a football game. McEvoy is waiting to press civil charges until after Palmer's…

This article reports on the "literally hundreds of obscene phone calls" that have been made to female residents of University of Richmond, according to University police department investigator, Henry Carr. Campus police Director Robert C. Dillard…
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