Religious Colleges

Religious Colleges
Jun 29, 2015
Some experts see threat to tax-exempt status of institutions if they continue to bar same-sex relationships.


April 23, 2010

The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state could not spend $10 million to build a pharmacy school at the University of the Cumberlands, a Baptist institution, because doing so would violate the state Constitution's ban on support for religious institutions. The university responded by announcing that it was calling off plans to create the pharmacy school.

March 1, 2010
Members of small, conservative denomination move to assert control over Erskine College, leaving many professors scared -- and some subject to repeated online attacks.
February 1, 2010
New research counters widely publicized studies about institutions leading the faithful "astray."
January 20, 2010
Article criticizing Wheaton College, seen by many as flagship of evangelical higher ed, is killed by key publication in Christian intellectual life. Why?
December 29, 2009

Samuel Schuman's administrative career included positions as chancellor of two state universities -- the University of Minnesota at Morris and the the University of North Carolina at Asheville. But he also served for a decade as a vice president for academic affairs (and for six months as acting president) of a religious institution, Guilford College.

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.


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