Religion - Higher Education

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

Samford to Forego Funds from Baptist Group After LGBT Flap

by Associated Press |
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Samford University will refuse an anticipated $3 million annual budget all [...] Read more

William & Mary to Construct New Facility for Jewish Students

by Associated Press | July 3, 2017
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — A new gathering place will be constructed for Jewish students at the Coll [...] Read more

Oklahoma University Reverses Course on Chapel Cross, Bibles

by Associated Press | July 2, 2017
ADA, Okla. — The president of East Central University in Oklahoma is reversing a decision to [...] Read more

Baylor: NCAA Investigation ‘Ongoing, Pending’

by Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | June 26, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas — The NCAA is conducting an “ongoing, pending investigation” into Baylor Un [...] Read more

Title IX Investigation Closed at Liberty University

by Associated Press | June 20, 2017
LYNCHBURG, Va. — The U.S. Office for Civil Rights is closing a Title IX investigation at Libe [...] Read more

Lawsuit Says San Francisco State Fosters Anti-Semitism

by Associated Press |
SAN FRANCISCO — A group of Jewish students and local residents have sued San Francisco State [...] Read more

Campus Minister No Longer Faces Discipline for Same-sex Wedding

by Associated Press | June 6, 2017
IOWA CITY, Iowa — A United Methodist Church organization has decided not to discipline a Univ [...] Read more

Muslim Activist Critical of Israel is Cheered at Graduation

by Deepti Hajela, Associated Press | June 1, 2017
NEW YORK — A Muslim-American activist whose role as a commencement speaker had come under pro [...] Read more

Baylor Adds Officers, Counselors Amid Sex Assault Lawsuits

| May 30, 2017
WACO, Texas — Baylor University’s outgoing president says additional police officers have b [...] Read more

Lawsuit Alleges Professor Failed Student for Being Muslim

by Associated Press | May 25, 2017
CRANFORD, N.J. — A student is suing a New Jersey college, claiming her professor gave her an [...] Read more

Advocates: Utah Sexual Assault Bill Could Harm Victims

by Hallie Golden, Associated Press | May 18, 2017
  SALT LAKE CITY — A Republican state representative is proposing legislation to require [...] Read more

Some Notre Dame Students Plan to Walk Out During Pence Speech

by Associated Press |
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A University of Notre Dame student says he and some others plan to protest [...] Read more

Israeli University Department Criticized for Nixing Anthem

by Ilan Benzion, Associated Press |
JERUSALEM  — An Israeli university department’s decision not to play the national anthem a [...] Read more

4 Plead Guilty in Baruch College Student’s Hazing Death

by Associated Press | May 15, 2017
STROUDSBURG, Pa. — Four men charged in a brutal fraternity hazing ritual that resulted in the [...] Read more