Religious Colleges

Religious Colleges
Feb 15, 2016
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.

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November 28, 2012

Temple was the first institution to offer a doctorate in African-American studies and has seen heated debates over the discipline's direction. The rejection of the department's choice as chair has set off a new controversy.

November 14, 2012

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.

November 2, 2012

A British theologian is asked not to be a visiting fellow at the University of San Diego, after her views on social issues draw criticism.

October 29, 2012

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

October 15, 2012

Tennessee seminary told a tenured professor he was offending would-be contributors and should look for work elsewhere.

September 21, 2012

A new Baptist college is planned for Vermont, by many measures the nation's least religious state.

September 4, 2012

Is it legitimate for a college course to describe homosexuality as deviance along lines of drug use or prostitution?

August 13, 2012

Relatively few Christian colleges are still led by presidents who are also ministers. Two colleges recently hired their first leaders who haven't previously led a church.

August 7, 2012

The seminary at North Park University, a Christian college in Chicago, is encouraging its students to pursue business degrees in addition to their theological studies.

June 26, 2012

Arizona State University plans to create a nonprofit law firm to hire and train some of its recent graduates.

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