The series features stories written by faculty authors and by researchers who serve on the President’s Commission on the University in the Age of Segregation, or who conduct research as part of the commission’s responsibilities.
One in an occasional series about the findings of the President’s Commissions on Slavery and on the University in the Age of Segregation. Today’s installment explores UVA’s role in promulgating a racist post-Civil War creed known as the “Lost Cause.”
The White House is considering an executive order to establish classical architecture as the preferred style for federal buildings. Professors Elizabeth Meyer, who serves on a federal design review board, and Sheila Crane, an architectural historian, provide some context.