Religious colleges

A cultural change tears a Georgia Baptist college apart

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.

Catholic college reverses course on covering contraception

The Catholic college, which made headlines by eliminating the coverage for employees, changes course.

DePaul making interfaith cooperation part of its mission

DePaul has gone further than most of its peers to embrace interfaith cooperation, which the college considers to be part of its Catholic mission.

Catholic colleges worry as number of female presidents falls

For decades, female presidents led the majority of Catholic colleges. But as women leaders have gained ground elsewhere, at Catholic colleges, they’re disappearing.

Shorter University faculty leaving over new 'lifestyle' statements

Facing a new "lifestyle statement" at Shorter University, many faculty and staff have chosen to resign instead. One has spoken out publicly.

Davidson reconsidering requirement that president be Presbyterian

Davidson is one of the few Presbyterian colleges that still require presidents to be members of the denomination. Now the college's board is studying that rule and may overturn it.

Tensions over social issues front and center at several Catholic colleges

Several colleges have seen heightened tensions in recent months over how much church teachings should dictate college policies.

Xavier ends birth control coverage

A Catholic university that has allowed health insurance to include contraception tells employees they will lose that benefit.

Student access to Plan B varies on college campuses

As the issue of contraception coverage at Catholic institutions continues to draw attention, shifts or questions over student access to the morning-after pill are arising at colleges of all types.

Final rule expected soon on student health insurance plans

Regulations are expected soon on student health plans under the new health care law -- including whether contraceptives will be covered.


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