In today's environment, an understanding of the different religions of the world is not a luxury but a necessity, writes William "Chip" Gruen.
Erskine, after years of debates over religious issues and academic freedom, may sever a liberal arts institution and a theological one.
Mainline Protestant theological schools are exploring mergers and campus sales as they feel a prolonged enrollment and financial pinch, but experts see smaller institutions bubbling up under different faiths.
Red Wing, Minn., hopes to attract a four-year institution but faces stiff competition from larger, sunnier cities and a history littered with failed branch campus attractions across the country.
Proposed new rules for overtime pay would not only take a grave financial toll on many institutions but also significantly limit entry-level job opportunities, argues David A. Armstrong.
President of Mount St. Mary's in Maryland says he reinstated two professors he fired. Faculty asks president to quit. Many report fear for their jobs and uncertainty over liberal arts and Catholic heritage. Many students back president. Plus video satire.
Wheaton of Illinois and professor it tried to fire over her statements about God reach deal under which she will leave.
Baylor University has one of the top football teams in the country. It's also the world's largest Baptist university. Can the two identities coexist without serious compromise?
If the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities attempts to establish a set of litmus tests for its members, it will accomplish little and imperil its future, writes Mark Putnam.
A gay faculty member at a Christian college describes what it's like to be watching advances in American society and at some institutions -- while remaining unable to rejoice in public.