January 27, 2011 - 3:00am
Christian university, under fire over ouster of lesbian coach, amends its anti-bias policy to bar discrimination based on sexual orientation.
January 11, 2011 - 3:00am
NLRB ruling backs collective bargaining at Manhattan, rejecting claims that unionization would infringe on its religious identity.
November 17, 2010 - 3:00am
The occasional flaps between professors at Roman Catholic institutions and the bishops in their dioceses often hinge on whether allegiance to church orthodoxy trumps the free spirit of inquiry celebrated in academe. The church’s efforts to strike a balance between those two sometimes-competing values will soon be brought to the forefront again, as bishops begin a formal review of how well colleges are upholding their Catholic identities.
May 11, 2010 - 3:00am
W. King Mott, associate professor of political science and gender studies at Seton Hall University, clearly has earned respect from colleagues at the Roman Catholic institution. He has tenure. He recently finished a term as chair of the Faculty Senate. He served on the search committee for a new president.
April 23, 2010 - 3:00am
The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state could not spend $10 million to build a pharmacy school at the University of the Cumberlands, a Baptist institution, because doing so would violate the state Constitution's ban on support for religious institutions. The university responded by announcing that it was calling off plans to create the pharmacy school.