(RNS) — After the Supreme Court of Canada ruled against the accreditation of Trinity Western University's School of Law, school officials are considering making its disputed community covenant barring same-sex relationships optional.
Tag - higher education
(RNS) — Catholic University of America faculty have unofficially voted to declare "no confidence" in the school's president and provost, bringing to a head long simmering disputes between educators and administrators.
(AP) — Former President Carter will deliver the keynote address to about 18,000 graduates Saturday at the conservative Christian university in Lynchburg.
(RNS) — The economics of church decline and practicalities of today’s students, many of whom area already working in churches, may be among the reasons for the drop off in the Master of Divinity degree.
(RNS) — One expert in student journalism said the survey indicates that the control exerted over Christian college newspapers seems more like that at a high school than at other private colleges.
(RNS) — Liberty University's president questioned whether its rival for largest Christian university meets Liberty's definition of a Christian school, and then suggested — that by different measures — both schools could lay claim to the title.
(RNS) — President Jerry Falwell boosted enrollments by courting online students. But other religious schools are also embracing the practice.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (RNS) — Twenty-four Christian study centers at some of the nation's most competitive universities want to cast off the perception that evangelicals are anti-intellectual or anti-science.
(RNS) — While the Presbyterian university hopes to yet save itself in the face of a shutdown order, concern is also focused on the Catholic University of Eastern Africa and the Kenya Methodist University.
(RNS) — St. Gregory’s Roman Catholic university in Oklahoma is just the latest small religious college to close in an increasingly difficult higher education marketplace.
(RNS) — Berkeley's Zaytuna College will move into Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary's old campus in January.
(RNS) Pauli Murray is the first Yale college named for an African-American woman.
BERKELEY, Calif. (RNS) Zaytuna -- the Arabic word for the olive tree -- remains unique among American colleges and universities. It requires students to learn Arabic so they can study Islamic texts, including the Quran, in their original language.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The top officials of Baylor University, Catholic University of America and Yeshiva University will lead a discussion in Washington on the “calling” of faith-based universities.
(RNS) Seminary leaders seek reconciliation with faculty who have been reinstated provisionally.