Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article describes how the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) finds that the University of Richmond “still projects an image of an exclusive all-white ‘Southern’ institution,” and Dr. Eloise Severinson, who is the HEW…

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 September 22, 1979 letter is from Dewey E. Dodds, Director of the Office for Civil Rights Region III, and is addressed to University of Richmond President Dr. E. Bruce Heilman. Dodds begins the letter by expressing appreciation to University…

This letter is from W. Kenneth Haddock, Chief of the Education Branch of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), to President George M. Modlin concerning the University's compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which…

This letter from W. Kenneth Haddock, Chief of the Education Branch of the Department Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW), confirms with President George M. Modlin plans for Dr. Haddock to visit the University from February 28 to March 1, 1968. This…

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 item is a series of memos sharing a letter from J. Stanley Pottinger, Director of the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S.Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) to Ernest L. Wilkinson, President of Brigham Young University (BYU) in…

In this letter, Virginia Governor Linwood Holton replies to University of Richmond President George Modlin in regards to Modlin's October 8 letter to the Governor (available here). Modlin had requested Holton's assistance in dealing with the…

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…

This is a letter from President George M. Modlin to Dr. Eloise Severinson, the regional civil rights director of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW), responding to a letter Modlin had received on March 22 from HEW, giving…
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