Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article discusses "the concert problem" in which the author believes that concert committee never had enough time to obtain a decent band at a reasonable price for homecoming. Though the students were given the opportunity to have a concert…

In this article, the author discusses how "Negroes are being given an opportunity for public education" in Prince Edwards County, Virginia for the first time in years. According to a study by Jean Seymour, the director of religious activities for…

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…

This is a letter from Dr. Eloise Severinson, Regional Civil Rights Director, on behalf of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) to the President of the University of Richmond, George M. Modlin. In the letter, Dr. Severinson discusses…

In this “Important Notice,” from the National Science Foundation, Director Leland J. Haworth addressed Presidents of Colleges and Universities, Presidents of Professional Societies and Academies of Science, Heads of Institutes and other…

This letter from Chairman Glenn T. Seaborg of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) stated that the AEC issued a new regulation which prohibited discrimination in any program or activity receiving financial assistance from the AEC. It was…

This is a letter from David S. Seeley, the Special Assistant to the Commissioner of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW), acknowledging the receipt of Form HEW-441, Assurance of Compliance with the Department of Health, Education,…

This agreement from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) states that the University will give assurance of compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (P.L. 88-352) and all requirements imposed by or pursuant to the…

In this article, the author discussed how the main campus of the University was “truly integrated” for the first time. In the fall of 1968, five full-time black students were admitted to the main campus. The author claimed that there had been…

In this article, the author talks about Dean Keller of Westhampton College and Dr. Susan Lough, history professor, being interested in the series of lectures on current events being given by Mrs. John Glover Wilson, a speaker from Baltimore. The…
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