Religious colleges

George Fox previously won exemption to Title IX so it could discriminate against divorced or unwed parents

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George Fox U., which the Education Department recently permitted to discriminate against transgender students, previously won the right to discriminate against divorced people or unwed parents.

Two legal cases illustrate growing tensions over rights of transgender students at Christian colleges

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As Christian colleges seek exemptions from parts of some federal laws, two institutions face legal challenges to their treatment of transgender students -- and Education Department exempts one from part of Title IX.

Supreme Court orders government not to require Wheaton College to fill out form on health insurance coverage

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Supreme Court says Wheaton of Illinois need not fill out form that was part of Obama administration's compromise on health coverage at faith-based institutions.

Erskine struggles to find a president who meets its religious requirements

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Erskine's presidential search falls apart when the finalist on the verge of being selected is deemed unacceptable by some because he is a Baptist.

Professors and students at Bryan College protest changes to statement of faith

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At Bryan College, whose name honors a famous foe of teaching evolution, faculty and students object to being required to assert the historicity of Adam and Eve.

Kentucky Supreme Court strengthens rights of faculty members at religious institutions

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Kentucky Supreme Court rulings strengthen the rights of faculty members at religious institutions.

Accusations of sexual harassment at a seminary lead to accreditor visit

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Students and faculty members say a president was let off the hook for sexual harassment. Now the accreditors are coming to investigate.

Portmont College and Mount St. Mary's chart new territory with online associate programs

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Mount St. Mary's still has high hopes for Portmont College, a new online subsidiary, after partner foundation goes belly-up.

Book argues for Christian higher education to play role in educating adult students

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Author discusses new book arguing that Christian adults should consider Christian colleges and that those institutions should embrace the nontraditional market.

Baylor faculty members, in switch, back their president

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After many years in which professors and administrators clashed at Baylor, President Kenneth Starr has won over the faculty.

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