Data released ahead of MLA convention set tone for hiring in the humanities this season.
Two religiously affiliated colleges -- Augustana College and the University of the South -- decide whether to permit the blessing of same-sex unions in campus churches.
Temple was the first institution to offer a doctorate in African-American studies and has seen heated debates over the discipline's direction. The rejection of the department's choice as chair has set off a new controversy.
After exodus of faculty members and deans who couldn't meet newly imposed religious standards, some wonder if a Baptist college in Georgia is forever changed.
A British theologian is asked not to be a visiting fellow at the University of San Diego, after her views on social issues draw criticism.
The Catholic college, which made headlines by eliminating the coverage for employees, changes course.
Tennessee seminary told a tenured professor he was offending would-be contributors and should look for work elsewhere.
A new Baptist college is planned for Vermont, by many measures the nation's least religious state.
Is it legitimate for a college course to describe homosexuality as deviance along lines of drug use or prostitution?
Relatively few Christian colleges are still led by presidents who are also ministers. Two colleges recently hired their first leaders who haven't previously led a church.