Religious colleges

A 'Mission-Driven' Core

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.

Prayers From the Dugout

At Neumann College, which has a chaplain for each team, sports and spirituality blend.

A Special Relationship

When bishops and college presidents don't get along, things can get very complicated for those leading Catholic colleges.

Broken Covenant

Some professors want to know why a religious college in Georgia is preparing for faculty cuts while adding significantly to athletics spending.

Not So Politically Incorrect

As College Democrats fight for recognition at Liberty U., other liberal student groups maintain peaceful relationships at traditionally conservative institutions -- and so do conservative counterparts at more liberal institutions.

Light Collection Plates

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.

For-Profit, For God

Grand Canyon was the first college to call itself Christian and for-profit, Crichton will be the next -- but likely not the last.

Rebuke for Religion-Driven Policy

Belmont Abbey College, a Roman Catholic institution, discriminated against employees by denying health care coverage for contraception, federal agency finds.

Onward Christian Snowboarders

Recruiting students with ever-increasing recreational offerings, Liberty University’s latest addition is a ski park with year-round “snow.”

Creating Controversy

A debate over the teaching of evolution at Seventh-day Adventist college in California draws the attention of church leaders, who say students should be exposed to the theory and then dissuaded from believing it.

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