Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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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…

This article states that Dr. Solon B. Cousins, who was a professor of Bible, pastor of the Second Baptist Church was the speaker at the Ministerial Association meeting last night. Dr. Cousins was head of the University of Richmond Religion…

This article discusses the various activities that went on for the commencement of the farewell celebration for Dr. Gertrude Beggs, the Latin professor chair who was leaving to go teach at the North China American School in Beijing, China. Dean May…

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…

This Richmond News Leader article from 1957 was targeted towards an honors convocation speech that was delivered by the Atlantic Monthly editor, Edward Weeks, to University of Richmond graduates. Weeks claimed that the catalyst of the South's unique…

The Richmond Times-Dispatch published this article on June 06, 1961 in response to a commencement address given at the University of Richmond by Dr. Claudius O. Johnson. Dr. Johnson was a former professor of history and political science at…

This is a list of Masters of Arts, Science, and Science in Education recipients and their thesis titles for the August graduating Class of 1958. Subjects ranged from the history of Richmond's fire department to a history of Richmond public schools.…

This is a list of Masters of Arts and Masters of Science in Business Administration recipients and their thesis titles for the June graduating Class of 1957. Subjects ranged from the history of four western gunfighters to "Ratio Analysis of Financial…

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.…
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