Religious Colleges

Religious Colleges
May 21, 2013
The influx of money for philosophy research from the religiously inclined Templeton Foundation has raised some eyebrows in the discipline.

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July 27, 2009
The financial climate is prompting many theological schools -- small, endowment-dependent institutions, many of them -- to consider mergers and other new ways of doing business.
April 10, 2009
When bishops and college presidents don't get along, things can get very complicated for those leading Catholic colleges.
March 6, 2009
Social justice matters get a fair amount of attention at colleges these days, often in the form of service learning or extracurricular activities. But at one Roman Catholic liberal arts college near Philadelphia, the very core of a new curriculum foregrounds the fact that justice does matter.
March 2, 2009
An evangelical college tries to define faculty rights to free inquiry in a way that celebrates its institutional mission.
February 11, 2009
Boston College adds Catholic imagery to all teaching spaces -- to the consternation of some professors.
February 10, 2009
Although not a member of the faith, Kent John Chabotar finds the role of silence and respect for minority opinions to be relevant in navigating college finances during the worldwide economic crisis.
October 21, 2008
Seton Hall's new curriculum entails signature courses tied to the institution's religious mission, plus a deliberate focus on "proficiencies" across the disciplines.
October 9, 2008
In Marquette U. seminar, pre-tenure professors study the content and context of their institution's Jesuit mission.
August 15, 2008
Analysis finds increasing black enrollments at Protestant colleges -- with some obtaining incredible increases.
July 24, 2008
In a major victory for religious colleges, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Colorado may not distinguish between sectarian and "pervasively sectarian" colleges to deny state funds to students in the latter category. Such distinctions, the court ruled, amount to illegal state preferences for some religious groups over others.

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