Religious Colleges

Religious Colleges
Mar 29, 2017
Liberal campus criticisms of the Trump administration and broader political environment are a dime a dozen. So a new denunciation of promised deportations and other rhetoric from faculty members at Christian and Catholic colleges stands out.

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October 14, 2009
A new movement is encouraging Christian colleges to embrace the teaching of evolution -- without giving up professors' or students' faith.
July 27, 2009
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.
April 10, 2009
When bishops and college presidents don't get along, things can get very complicated for those leading Catholic colleges.
March 6, 2009

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.

March 2, 2009
An evangelical college tries to define faculty rights to free inquiry in a way that celebrates its institutional mission.
February 11, 2009
Boston College adds Catholic imagery to all teaching spaces -- to the consternation of some professors.
February 10, 2009

Although not a member of the faith, Kent John Chabotar finds the role of silence and respect for minority opinions to be relevant in navigating college finances during the worldwide economic crisis.

October 21, 2008
Seton Hall's new curriculum entails signature courses tied to the institution's religious mission, plus a deliberate focus on "proficiencies" across the disciplines.
October 9, 2008
In Marquette U. seminar, pre-tenure professors study the content and context of their institution's Jesuit mission.
August 15, 2008
Analysis finds increasing black enrollments at Protestant colleges -- with some obtaining incredible increases.

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