Letter from W. Carter Younger to Lee Nell

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Letter from W. Carter Younger to Lee Nell


This is a follow up letter in respect to the affirmative action plans and the self-evaluation and transition plans prepared for the T.C. Williams School of Law and for the Graduate Students Division at the University of Richmond. It was sent by W. Carter Younger, legal counsel from McGuire, Woods & Battle to Lee Nell, Esquire at the Office of Regional Counsel at the Department of Health, Education & Welfare (HEW) on March 31, 1980. The following was discussed in a March 25th meeting. For the graduate school, contacts of schools with a high proportion of minority students will include communication of the University interested in obtaining applications from qualified students. Encouragement to minority students to refer other potential applications to the graduate school would be implemented. The availability of financial aid and the procedures for receiving it will be communicated so that applicants have access to information before the application deadline. For the T.C. Williams School of Law, on-site visits to colleges with high enrollment of minority students as well as the same implementations stated for the Graduate school. The letter concludes with the recommendation when mailing out brochures relating to the MBA program to communicate the availability of programs to businesses identified as having minority ownership or high percentage of minority employees. The letter was carbon copied to Dr. William Leftwich and Raymond Hatcher.


Letter from W. Carter Younger to Lee Nell, 31 March 1980, R.G. 6.2.5 Box 25 Folder 4, University Archives, Virginia Baptist Historical Society.









Richmond (Va.)

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Younger, W. Carter , “Letter from W. Carter Younger to Lee Nell,” University of Richmond Race & Racism Project, accessed April 18, 2024, https://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/2238.