Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In this “Important Notice,” from the National Science Foundation, Director Leland J. Haworth addressed Presidents of Colleges and Universities, Presidents of Professional Societies and Academies of Science, Heads of Institutes and other…

This letter from Chairman Glenn T. Seaborg of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) stated that the AEC issued a new regulation which prohibited discrimination in any program or activity receiving financial assistance from the AEC. It was…

This is a letter from David S. Seeley, the Special Assistant to the Commissioner of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW), acknowledging the receipt of Form HEW-441, Assurance of Compliance with the Department of Health, Education,…

This agreement from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) states that the University will give assurance of compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (P.L. 88-352) and all requirements imposed by or pursuant to the…

This document is a memo from William H. Leftwich to E. Bruce Heilman and Charles E. Glassick that was sent on November 26, 1973. Leftwich wrote to Heilman and Glassick about the Student Organization for Black Awareness (SOBA) at the University of…

This document is a report of the number of minority students at the University of Richmond for the 1972-1973 school year, nearly 20 years after Brown v Board. Minority students were divided into the following categories: "American Indian," "Negro,"…

The Student Organization for Black Awareness (SOBA) got together to establish three goals for the 1977-1978 academic year. First, they wanted to see the University of Richmond "actively recruit blacks and minority students." To do so, they aimed to…

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…

The article, "Insight on Outlook" published on March 11th, 1960, starts off by quoting Abraham Lincoln, the article goes on to question the legitimacy of the notion that in the United States of America all men are equal. The article invites the…

The Registrar's appendix report on registration shows that University College had 1,071 students enrolled. The report also shows the ethnic makeup of University of Richmond. There were 25 hispanic students, 5 American Indian or Alaskan Native, 17…
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