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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June 15, 2011
After recording of private conversation reaches upper echelons of Adventist church, 3 La Sierra U. leaders and a controversial faculty member are forced to quit.
June 2, 2011
NLRB's Chicago office finds that St. Xavier University isn't religious enough to bar a union for those who teach off the tenure track.
April 1, 2011
To enhance students' spiritual experiences, Elmhurst reconnects with its religious roots and Wagner expands beyond them.
March 29, 2011
Colleges have much to gain from the religion-focused community service program President Obama has proposed, argue Eboo Patel and Cassie Meyer.
March 28, 2011
Professor's case against a seminary challenges the use of "ecclesiastical abstention" to limit rights of faculty members to sue.
March 15, 2011

Last December, many of us watched as Congress passed the historic repeal of the military's "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" policy, a move hailed as the most significant piece of federal legislation to advance the rights of gay, lesbian, and bisexual persons in the history of the United States. The policy, in the words of President Obama, forced "young men and women to lie about who they are" and denied them the right to serve their country solely on the basis of "who they love."

February 28, 2011
Chestnut Hill, a Catholic institution, removes courses from adjunct, citing his relationship with a man.
February 14, 2011
World's largest Baptist university will allow up to one-fourth of its regents to be Christian non-Baptists.
January 27, 2011
Christian university, under fire over ouster of lesbian coach, amends its anti-bias policy to bar discrimination based on sexual orientation.
January 11, 2011
NLRB ruling backs collective bargaining at Manhattan, rejecting claims that unionization would infringe on its religious identity.

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