Religion - Higher Education

Czech Appeals Court Upholds Hijab Ban at Nursing School

by Associated Press | September 19, 2017
PRAGUE — A Czech appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling that went against a Somali stu [...] Read more

Cabrini University, Police Probing Slur on Student’s Door

by Associated Press | September 18, 2017
WAYNE, Pa. — A Catholic university in eastern Pennsylvania and local police are investigating [...] Read more

Notre Dame Policy to Require On-campus Living for 3 Years

by Associated Press | September 14, 2017
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The University of Notre Dame plans to enact a policy next fall requiring a [...] Read more

Baylor Settles Suit That Alleged Rape ‘Culture of Violence’

by Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | September 5, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — Baylor University has settled a federal lawsuit filed by a former student who [...] Read more

Bryn Mawr College Scrubs Name of Founder with Racist Views

by Associated Press | August 24, 2017
BRYN MAWR, Pa. — A private college in suburban Philadelphia says it will remove references to [...] Read more

Baylor Settlements Could Signal Trend of More to Come

by Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | August 23, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — Baylor University’s recent settlement of a high-profile federal lawsuit sug [...] Read more

Liberty University Grads Returning Diplomas to Protest Falwell

by Associated Press | August 21, 2017
LYNCHBURG, Va.  —  A small group of Liberty University graduates are planning to return the [...] Read more

SMU Group Unhappy About 9/11 Memorial Relocation

by Associated Press | August 2, 2017
DALLAS — A group at a Texas university is angry they have to move a 9/11 memorial to a less-p [...] Read more

Baylor University Ordered to Provide Sex Assault Reports Dating to 2003

by Associated Press | July 27, 2017
WACO, Texas — A judge has ordered Baylor University to turn over to plaintiffs’ attorneys r [...] Read more

New Program: Centenary College to Baylor Nursing School

by Associated Press | July 25, 2017
SHREVEPORT, La. — Centenary College says a new program helps science graduates enter a one-ye [...] Read more

Women Breaking Through as Leaders in Theology Programs

by Ya-Marie Sesay | July 24, 2017
Dr. Keri Day, Dr. Margaret Aymer, and Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas are among the African American wo [...] Read more

Grad Donates $50M to St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia

by Associated Press | July 20, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — A graduate of St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia has given $50 mill [...] Read more

BYU-Idaho Professor Fired After Showing LGBT Support on Facebook

by Associated Press | July 19, 2017
REXBURG, Idaho — A former Brigham Young University-Idaho professor says she was fired after p [...] Read more

Building Where Sanders’ Wife Was College President is Sold

by Associated Press | July 13, 2017
BURLINGTON, Vt. — A Vermont building that housed a now-defunct college where U.S. Sen. Bernie [...] Read more

Baylor Settles Lawsuit with Woman Who Alleged Sexual Assault

by Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | July 9, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — Baylor University has agreed to settle a federal lawsuit with a former studen [...] Read more