Protestantism

Protestantism

Nov 10, 2021
Accreditor places Southwest Baptist University on probation, finding the board’s actions raised questions about its ability to act in the best interest of the institution and that the climate for academic freedom had been eroded.

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November 10, 2021
Accreditor places Southwest Baptist University on probation, finding the board’s actions raised questions about its ability to act in the best interest of the institution and that the climate for academic freedom had been eroded.
January 9, 2020
A proposed split in the United Methodist Church could be good news for colleges that struggled with whether to retain their church affiliation following the adoption of anti-LGBT policies.
March 11, 2019
Vote by United Methodist Church body to strengthen prohibitions on gay clergy and same-sex marriages disappoints Methodist higher education institutions and raises difficult questions.
October 10, 2016
For full voting membership, institutions must view sexual relations as limited to marriage between a man and woman. Colleges that teach otherwise may be nonvoting members.
January 6, 2016
Illinois college acts in response to her statements that Christians and Muslims worship the same God.
September 22, 2015
Eastern Mennonite U and Goshen, which recently ended bans on gay faculty members, leave Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Had they stayed, others would have left the association.
August 13, 2015
University quits Christian college group because it didn't kick out two members that have decided to permit the hiring of faculty members in same-sex marriages. Others may follow.
June 23, 2014
Pressure grows at Mennonite institutions to end ban on hiring non-straight professors. Eastern Mennonite U., which many hoped was about to shift, declines to do so. But it leaves in place suspension of policy.  
November 13, 2013
Indiana Wesleyan U. plans to acquire the Wesley Institute, in Sydney, with hopes to create the first full-fledged Protestant university in Australia and New Zealand.
May 14, 2012
Facing a new "lifestyle statement" at Shorter University, many faculty and staff have chosen to resign instead. One has spoken out publicly.

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