Higher Education
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Liberty defends hiring of athletic director involved in Baylor scandal

Higher Education | Ian McCaw resigned amid an investigation over handling of sexual assault cases
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 11/30/16, 04:23 pm

Liberty University responded Tuesday to questions about its hiring of Ian McCaw, who resigned as athletic director of Baylor University amid allegations he and other administrators did not address sexual assault accusations made against several football players. Liberty announced the appointment Monday, 11 days after the university’s previous athletic director, Jeff Barber, suddenly resigned without explanation.

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University tells students religious volunteering doesn’t count

Religious Liberty | School’s refusal to accept community service hours for church work amounts to discrimination, attorneys say
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/17/16, 12:17 pm

Two students are suing a Wisconsin university for denying them mandatory community service credits for work they did with a local church. The university claims their service projects violate a policy excluding hours that involve certain religious activities. The students, who filed a lawsuit in federal court Thursday, argue the policy is viewpoint discrimination and unconstitutional.

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A price just for you

Higher Education | Popular tuition pricing practices come under scrutiny as some colleges choose reform
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 10/28/16, 01:00 am

Nestled between Philadelphia and Valley Forge, Pa., sits a small liberal arts school founded by Catholic nuns in 1921. Rosemont College features a carefully manicured, 56-acre campus built around a 125-year-old stone mansion that looks fit for British royalty.

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