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Black History at Rice

This living timeline offers a history of black undergraduate life at Rice and is presented here in the spirit of continuous learning, reflection and engagement. Rice acknowledges and celebrates those who paved the way for integration and have made remarkable contributions to the advancement of the university. If you would like to submit an entry for consideration, please email Akilah Mance, co-chair of the 50th celebration, at akilah.mance@alumni.rice.edu

Sources and acknowledgements

  1. Woodson Research Center, "Rice University Between Decisions: From Co-Education to Integration (1957-1970)," Edna Otuomagie (2016) and Samhita Sunya, Itohan Idumwonyi, Danni Vasquez, Matthew Holloway (2014) 
  2. Rice University Centennial Timeline
  3. Rice University Public Affairs, Rice News and the Office of Multicultural Community Relations
  4. Rice Athletics
  5. Association of Rice University Black Alumni