Christian Colleges & Seminaries

Hundreds of Positions Eliminated at Evangelical Colleges and Universities

"Heading into the fall semester, evangelical colleges and universities have eliminated more than 230 faculty and staff positions. Dozens of faculty and staff were cut in the spring, with schools citing COVID-19 and ongoing financial concerns. Scores more were eliminated from four institutions over the summer: [list follows]" - C.Today

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BJU's High School Festival Goes Virtual for 2020

"For the 48th year, the High School Festival & Preaching and Teaching Conference will be held this fall but with a twist because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Submissions will be made online, which opens the event to many who even under normal circumstances wouldn’t be able to participate." - BJU Today

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Cedarville Univ. president Thomas White reinstated after internal investigation

"Cedarville University president Thomas White has been reinstated despite an internal investigation concluding that he kept the university from knowing the “specific nature” of a former professor’s abusive past." - CToday

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Religious colleges fear Supreme Court transgender decision will endanger single-sex dorms and women's sports

"This week's Supreme Court decision intended to protect gay and transgender people from workplace discrimination could infringe upon the exercise of faith, a group of religious colleges has warned." - W.Examiner

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Kevin Bauder on the future of fundamentalist education

"By every indicator, historic, mainstream fundamentalism is a shrinking movement. Churches are shrinking. Fellowships are shrinking. Mission agencies are shrinking. Schools have closed and those that remain are scrambling for students. ...This situation confronts Bible colleges and seminaries with a difficult question: how can they continue to train students for ministry in mainstream fundamentalist churches and mission fields?" - P&D

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Cedarville places president on leave, announces investigations into hiring, conduct of former faculty member

"The trustees also announced independent investigations into both the hiring of former theology professor Anthony Moore and Moore's conduct while employed at the independent Baptist school." - BPNews

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Student files class-action lawsuit against Liberty University over pandemic response

"The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court on Monday (April 13), focuses on Liberty’s refusal to fully close its campus in response to the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus. The plaintiff...contends that while allowing students to return to Liberty’s campus after spring break put their 'health at risk,' the school had subsequently instituted several measures such as shifting to online classes and barring large gatherings." - RNS

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