Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In this letter student leaders of campus organizations address President E. Bruce Heilman with concerns that there are few minority students enrolled at the University of Richmond. The students lined out actions that they felt the administration…

This article describes a speech given by Dave Meggyesy, a former professional football player and author, in the Cannon Memorial Chapel the previous Thursday. Meggyesy offered his opinion on the university’s athletic department, in particular the…

This letter to the editor was written in response to a lead story on the resignation of Michael White, former chairman of the Judicial Council of Richmond College. White’s resignation stemmed from the decision of Richard Mateer, Dean of Richmond…

This article addresses the struggle that female athletes face in maintaining their femininity in their sport. Barnum refers to a female student athlete who feels that there are more feminine female athletes than people believe, and that women often…

This article highlights the signing of Carlton Mack to the basketball team. Mack was the first black athlete to be signed by the University of Richmond and chose Richmond over other prestigious schools like Dartmouth, Davidson, Lafayette, and Western…

This article describes the sentiments felt by members of the basketball team about the last year of University of Richmond's season in the Southern Conference. The starting center, Mike Morton, explains his "disappointment" with their season and…

This editorial, "Censored," was published in The Collegian on May 17 1968, by an unnamed author. It was written in reference to a decision made by the Board of Publications, the newspaper's publisher, to not allow The Collegian to publish a sex…

This article, "University Publication's Board Censors Collegian Sex Survey," was published in The Collegian on May 17, 1968, by an unnamed author. The article referred to a decision by the University of Richmond Board of Publications to "censor The…

This document is a report, "Report of the Dean of Students Richmond College and School of Business Administration," written by William E. Baker, Dean of Students, for the 1970-1971 school year. It discussed student activities such as student…

This letter was written by George M. Modlin, President of the University of Richmond, and sent to Dr. W. C. James on May 26, 1952. Modlin wrote to James in response to the latter’s previous letter regarding a "'raid' by about a hundred of our…
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