Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article describes the burst of minority students enrolling in the University that year. This effort to recruit some 40 minorities was spearheaded by Dr. Tinina Cade, the Director of Minority Affairs at the University of Richmond. She would go…

This is a letter written by rising seniors--Greg Daugherty, President of the Richmond College Class of 1970, Elise Miller, a member of Westhampton College, and Julian Smith Jr., a member of the School of Business Administration. The purpose of this…

Dr. J. Ollie Edmunds, a leader in higher education, gave the commencement address, "Checks and Balances" for the Class of 1970. He began his speech by claiming that in the past year and a half, there had been some attacks on the United States…

This is a letter to the Honorable Joseph A. Califano Jr., who was the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) in Washington D.C. from the President of the University of Richmond, E. Bruce Heilman. President Heilman is commending Calfano for…

Representatives from the Richmond College senior class gathered to decide on possible suggestions for speakers for the June 1971 graduation and baccalaureate. John Gardner, an American author, most remembered for his novel, Grendel, which was…

Richmond College alum, lawyer, and World War II veteran, Wildman S. Kincheloe wrote President George Modlin on June 12, 1961, to express his concerns with the comments of the commencement speaker, fellow Richmond College alum, Dr. Claudius O.…

President George Modlin wrote this letter on June 30, 1961 to reply to Richmond College alum and lawyer, Wildman S. Kincheloe, who expressed his concerns with the 1961 commencement speaker, Dr. Claudius Johnson's, remarks. Modlin assured Kincheloe…

This is a program from the University Player’s production of “Oedipus the King”, written by Sophocles and translated by David Grene. The cast incorporated actors, a chorus, dancers, and members of the University Brass ensemble. The play was…

This article discusses the speech that Dr. John H. Finley, editor of the New York Times delivered to various honorary fraternities the Honors Convocation on the University of Richmond's campus. Dr. Finley, a previous Princeton professor, believed in…

This article describes the speaker who has been selected to speak at the Convocation on January 10, 1936. "Dr. S. Ralph Harlow, professor of religion and Biblical literature at Smith College and educator late of the Neat East, will address the…
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