Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This is a letter from Dean W. David Robins from the School of Business Administration to Dr. R. F. Smart, the Provost at the University of Richmond. Dean Robins writes to tell Dr. Smart he will be in Kingston, Rhode Island at the University of Rhode…

This is an August 2, 1968 memorandum from Austin E. Grigg, Dean of Richmond College. The memo is addressed to President George Modlin and CC’s Provost Smart. Grigg writes this memo after the joint meeting at University Center designed to facilitate…

This August 19, 1968, letter is from James A. Moncure, the Dean of University College, the downtown division of the University of Richmond. The letter is addressed to Dr. George M. Modlin, then President of the University of Richmond. Moncure writes…

This article talks about how the President of Virginia Union University (VUU), Thomas H. Henderson, was on board with the idea of having a faculty exchange with the University of Richmond. President of the University of Richmond, George Modlin, had…

This article talks about pressure from the federal government to integrate the University of Richmond by getting more black students, faculty, and staff.The university spokesman said that the President, Dean of Education, and the Provost were not…

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 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…

Thomas N. Pollard Jr., Director of Admissions of Richmond College reported that “definite but slow” progress was being made in the recruitment of black students to the University of Richmond. He commented that a small amount of the current black…

This is the Self Evaluation and Transition Plan for The Graduate and Professional Schools at the University of Richmond, likely completed in early 1980. This plan lays out the guidelines for the Graduate and Professional Schools to transition into…

This is the Affirmative Action Plan for The T.C. Williams School Of Law. This document acknowledges the responsibility of the T.C Williams School of Law as a part of the University of Richmond to provide equal opportunity to minority students.This…
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