Religious Colleges

Religious Colleges
Jun 10, 2016
Erskine, after years of debates over religious issues and academic freedom, may sever a liberal arts institution and a theological one.

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August 15, 2011
After months of tension, tenured religion professor -- who wrote about challenges science poses to literal reading of Genesis -- leaves Calvin College.
July 12, 2011
"Classical Christian" colleges turn to the Great Books curriculum in order to advance a small but growing sector of higher education.
June 15, 2011
Catholic University, citing research and morality, is going back to single-sex student housing. Will behavior change?
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.

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