Santa Clara University has removed elective abortion from its health coverage for employees, becoming the second Roman Catholic university (with Loyola Marymount University) to be facing faculty backlash over such a decision, The San Jose Mercury News reported. University officials said that they are trying to be consistent with church teachings. But faculty members say that they object both tp the decision, and to the fact that it was made without consultation with professors. "This really makes Santa Clara University's express commitment to openness, diversity and inclusiveness ring hollow," said Nancy Unger, a history professor.
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- California tells insurance providers that they can't cut abortion
- Some professors fear Catholic colleges are ignoring call by the pope to focus less on abortion and homosexuality
- New Presidents or Provosts: CUNY Graduate Center, Nouveau U., Santa Clara U., Seattle Community Colleges, U. of the Arts
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