Religious Colleges

Religious Colleges
Nov 09, 2015
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?


April 18, 2008

In advance of the pope's visit to the United States, many speculated on what he would have to say to Catholic college presidents, with some wondering (aloud, in the news media) whether he would issue a stern, doctrinal rebuke about maintaining Catholic character.

March 11, 2008
Radical changes among Episcopal institutions point to pressures on traditional residential model -- which is being reevaluated and redefined as some search for new niches.
January 28, 2008
Maharishi U. is reconstructing its entire physical plant in line with the "nourishing" principles of Vedic architecture.
January 4, 2008
When a professor asked for an exemption to a Calvin College policy so she could join a black church -- while remaining a tenure-track faculty member -- the board said no.
November 26, 2007
Holy Cross expands first-year living-learning program built around small seminars to the entire freshman class.
September 25, 2007
After years of planning, a new generation of ideological colleges takes shape, in purposeful counterpoint to traditional institutions they see as having lost the way.
September 17, 2007
Church investigation of Georgetown U. theology professor's book raises concerns about academic freedom.
August 17, 2007

From Cornell University, which was always nonsectarian, to California’s Azusa Pacific University, which began as a Bible college, institutions with Quaker roots have grown in any number of directions.

April 13, 2007
Minneapolis community college's plan to install a foot-washing basin for Muslim students is questioned.
March 6, 2007
California Supreme Court, in 4-3 split, reverses lower court rulings to allow bond sales on behalf of "pervasively sectarian" institutions.


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