Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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As the drinking age rises after federal legislation, William Leftwich, Vice President of Student Affairs, believes the social scene on campus will change. To study and adapt to these changes, the faculty council is appointing a faculty committee to…

This a letter describing a faculty meeting on April 22nd in which the faculty passed a motion to appoint a committee to study whether sororities would be beneficial to campus life. The University Faculty Council chose to make a committee of faculty…

Yeapanis wrote this opinion to commend the University for weaving sororities into the social fabric of the community. The announcement that sororities will be introduced on campus came amidst controversy of sexual assault on campus. This writer…

This is the Collegian's announcement of the decision to let six sororities "colonize" on campus that spring. These sororities are Kappa Kappa Gamma, Delta Delta Delta, Pi Beta Phi, Delta Gamma, Chi Omega, and Kappa Alpha Theta. Assistant director of…

This article announces the University's decision to introduce sororities to campus life. The six sororities that will colonize on campus are Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Delta Gamma, Delta Delta Delta, Pi Beta Phi, and Chi Omega. The article…

This Collegian article, "Black Sorority Seeks Charter at UR," from March 2nd, 1995, is about the historically black sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA), seeking a charter at University of Richmond. Despite there being nine historically black sororities…

This piece in The Collegian interviews five students on their opinions on bringing black sororities to University of Richmond's campus. Erwin Mathews said, "I think it's good, since our campus is all about diversity. Without the black Greeks, I don't…

The Collegian article "Black Women Seeking Own UR Sorority," published February 23rd, 1989, details black women appealing to the former Dean of Westhampton College, Patricia C. Harwood, and the Arts & Science faculty about bringing a historically…

This article, published on October 1, 1992, in The Collegian, details the chartering of the University of Richmond's first black sorority, Delta Sigma Theta -- seven years after the first reference of this event. The title of the article uses…

This article published on February 2, 1993, in The Collegian describes the events revolving around Black History Month at the University of Richmond. The dining hall staff -- composed mostly of racial minorities -- decided on a theme called "Revival…
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