The Collegian
Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Ryan Byrnes

Ayers' presidential inauguration

In early 2006, Westhampton College Dean Juliette Landphair asked her former history professor Edward Ayers to consider applying to be the next president of the University of Richmond.

Officials, volunteers for Democratic Party court students ahead of election

University of Richmond students caught Potomac Fever this week in anticipation for Tuesday's primary presidential elections, with several speakers visiting campus to discuss the power of the youth vote while encouraging students to make their impact during the primaries. Tuesday's elections in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia caught the nation's attention, particularly the immense importance they would have in the race for the Democratic presidential bid. Sen.

No oncampus smoking ban, for now

More colleges are implementing campus-wide smoking restrictions across the country, with many becoming smoke-free entirely. But because there has not been any strong desire expressed by students and faculty to make the University of Richmond campus smoke-free, university administrators said no one should count on the school being added to the list of smoke-free schools anytime soon. According to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation, more than 70 colleges and universities across the country have implemented smoke-free policies for their campuses as of Oct.

Ayers signs college environmental pact

Ladies and gentlemen, start your hybrids. The student group Richmond Environmental Network for Economic Willpower sponsored the first Environmental Awareness Week on the University of Richmond campus last week, culminating with an open meeting Tuesday afternoon at the forum where university President Edward L.

'Blackface' Halloween costume sparks controversy

Although many students' Halloween costumes elicited laughter this past weekend, one person's controversial choice ignited outrage and a flurry of discussion among the University of Richmond community. Around 1 a.m.

Envisioning my return

This Homecoming Weekend promises to be as strange as it will be memorable, because those who were my peers just a few months ago will be returning to campus as members of that distant and ever-growing faction that is "alumni." And sadly, if all goes according to plan, I will reluctantly be initiated into that same group about six months from now.

Boehman chosen as new Richmond College dean

Vice President for Student Development Steve Bisese announced Monday that Joseph Boehman would succeed him as dean of Richmond College. Boehman is currently the assistant director for residential education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Final Richmond College dean candidates visit campus, meet students and faculty

The final three candidates for the vacant position of dean of Richmond College visited campus this week, meeting with students and faculty and getting a better feel for the environment in which one of them may be working. "All of the meetings had a great turnout from faculty and staff," said Steve Bisese, vice president for student development and former RC dean.

More articles »