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More details emerge in Liberty, DeMoss split

Higher Education | Both sides respond to the circumstances surrounding the resignation of the longtime board member over Jerry Falwell Jr.’s endorsement of Donald Trump
by Jamie Dean
Posted 5/18/16, 02:05 pm

Nearly a month after Mark DeMoss resigned as chairman of Liberty University’s executive committee and from the school’s board of trustees, DeMoss and school leaders have offered more details on the circumstances that led to the separation. DeMoss’ resignation came less than two months after he publicly expressed his disapproval of Liberty president Jerry Falwell Jr.’s endorsement of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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Gordon College prof sues over sexuality policy spat

Higher Education
by Laura Finch
Posted 5/10/16, 10:50 am

Another religious liberty fight has broken out between a Christian university and one of its faculty members. Gordon College, in Wenham, Mass., is facing a retaliation lawsuit filed by the ACLU on behalf of a professor who claims she was punished for making comments about the school’s stance on sexuality.

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Here comes more harassment

Higher Education
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 4/19/16, 04:32 pm

College accreditation is often a farce, but it is a farce with more than $200 billion attached to it. Colleges that want to distribute to their students federal grants, loans, and tax credits and deductions need to be accredited. But University of Pennsylvania professor Peter Conn has argued in The Chronicle of Higher Education that religion-based colleges should not be accredited and should not share any of that taxpayer-provided bounty.

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