Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This letter is from Congressman David E. Satterfield III to Dr. E. Bruce Heilman criticizing the Secretary of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare for attempting to regulate Title IX. He says that he hopes to "be able to legislate in this…

This is a letter from the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, Joseph A. Califano Jr, to various university presidents. He states that he has enclosed the remarks he delivered at the commencement at the College of New Rochelle in New…

This letter discusses an open admission policy for the University of Richmond that Professor Paul E. Hubbell of Ypsilanti, Michigan had contacted President E. Bruce Heilman about. The policy was studied by the Board of Trustees and a new policy was…

This report entitled "Affirmative Action Plan for the Graduate Student Division of the University of Richmond" outlines the problem area, action oriented programs, financial aid and the placement for the Graduate Student Division of the University of…

This report submitted by the Special Committee of the Board of Trustees and Administration was intended to "review the current level and manner of operations of varsity sports for both men and women at the University." The report focused on level of…

The article talks about Weldon Edwards, University of Richmond's first black football player to receive a grant-in-aid. Edwards had many schools to choose from, but ultimately chose Richmond because of how prestigious a school it was and how close it…

This article highlights the first black athlete given a full scholarship to the University of Richmond. Norman Williams was offered a full-ride for his achievements in track and field at First Colonial High School in Virginia Beach. Williams was also…

Minister of Franklin Baptist Church, Ira D. Hudgins, wrote this letter to President of the University of Richmond, George M. Modlin, on February 20, 1967, to follow-up on the possibility of enrolling a Chinese student at Westhampton College. Minister…

This Collegian article is meant to notify the students of three year graduate fellowships sponsored by Pepsi-Cola Scholarship Board. The Board aimed to award 26 scholarships in total of which two were specifically directed towards students from Black…

In an article published in The Collegian on February 24th 1983, called "Grants Open Doors for Minorities, But UR Social Life Remains Closed," black students expressed their frustration with the lack of social opportunities for them at the University…
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