The University of Louisiana-Lafayette recently updated its free speech policy after questions were raised about the previous policy and its allegedly vague wording.
Virginia State University has Vague Wording of “Public Morals” in Handbook
Virginia State University’s policy forbids student organizations from violating “public morals,” which is not defined in their handbook.
China to Suspend Advanced Placement History Tests by 2020
Multiple Advanced Placement history tests will not be administered in mainland China by 2020 because the Communist Party is clamping down on material that goes counter to party propaganda.
Hollywood Criticizes Bowling Green State University for Changing Theater Building Name
Bowling Green State University, a public university located in Bowling Green, Ohio, recently renamed its theater building when black students complained it was named after actress Lillian Gish. The students were unhappy with Gish’s name…
Cal Poly Professor Created Attendance App by Using GPS Location Data
Some students have privacy concerns when a Cal Poly professor created an app that tracked students’ GPS locations for class attendance reasons, but the professor said that there are protections to prevent abuse of the data and tracking tools.
Villanova University Course Integrates Christianity with Social Justice
Several courses in the upcoming 2019 fall semester at Villanova University tell the story of how Christianity is rooted in social justice.
St. Bonaventure Professor Sues University over Alleged Forced Resignation from Dean Post
A former dean at St. Bonaventure University, who is still working as a professor at the university, claimed she was forced to resign as a dean because of her Wiccan (i.e. witch) beliefs.
Former Professor Sues Marvel, Other Movie Companies for Allegedly Stealing His Movie Ideas
A former college professor claimed that movie companies Walt Disney, Netflix, Marvel and Viacom stole his ideas from a movie script he wrote and seeks $10 billion in a jury trial.
After Netflix Miniseries, Former ‘Central Park Five’ Prosecutor Won’t Seek Reappointment at Columbia Law School
In light of a recent docu-series Netflix that portrayed her prosecution of the ‘Central Park Five,” a part-time faculty at Columbia Law School said she will not seek reinstatement at the law school because the law school does not support her in her role.
SMU Theology Course ‘Queer Bible Hermeneutics’ Interprets the Bible from LGBTQIA+ Perspective
Southern Methodist University has a course which interprets the Bible from the LGBTQIA+ perspective and whose reading material includes a commentary on the “Queer Bible.”