Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In this letter from Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) Regional Civil Rights Director Eloise Severinson to University of Richmond President George M. Modlin, Severinson thanks the President for scheduling his Administrative Council…

This is a letter from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW)'s Regional Civil Rights Director Dr. Eloise Severinson to University of Richmond President George M. Modlin. Severinson praised Modlin for the efforts the university made to…

In this article, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) President Warren W. Brandt accuses federal civil rights officials of making busy work in their push for more desegregation. According to Dr. Brandt, "VCU has fully complied with federal edicts…

This article discusses how Senator Harry F. Byrd Jr. called on President Nixon and the secretary of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) for the immediate removal of Dr. Eloise Severinson, HEW's regional director for Virginia. Byrd…

This article explains a message from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) to the University of Richmond that the school "still projects an image of exclusive all-white 'Southern' institution." UR was the largest privately supported…

This document is a letter written to President George M. Modlin from Dr. Eloise Severinson, the Regional Civil Rights Director of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), in regards to whether the University of Richmond was in…

This letter from the University of Richmond President George M. Modlin to Dr. Eloise Severinson, regional civil rights director from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), is responding to a recent article from The Richmond…

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,…
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