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Catholic University May Have Broken the Law By Canceling Student-Run Drag Show, Group Warns

Catholic University May Have Broken the Law By Canceling Student-Ru...

September 11, 2019

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education warned Ohio’s John Carroll University that it could be held liable for breaking its own promises to students. In a Monday letter, the civil liberties group told President Michael Johnson that the drag show was unarguably covered as protected expression under JCU policies. It cited the university’s “Hate Free Policy,” which affirms that the “central values” of the university include “the right of each person to hold and express one’s viewpoint.”
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education warned Ohio’s John Carroll University that it could be held liable for breaking its own promises to students. In a Monday letter, the civil liberties group told President Michael Johnson that the drag show was unarguably covered as protected expression under JCU policies. It cited the university’s “Hate Free Policy,” which affirms that the “central values” of the university include “the right of each person to hold and express one’s viewpoint.”

September 11, 2019

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Associated Press

Liberty’s Falwell Says He’s Target of ‘Attempted Coup’

Liberty’s Falwell Says He’s Target of ‘Attempted Coup’

September 11, 2019

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said Tuesday that he is asking the FBI to investigate what he called a “criminal” smear campaign orchestrated against him by several disgruntled former board members and employees.
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. said Tuesday that he is asking the FBI to investigate what he called a “criminal” smear campaign orchestrated against him by several disgruntled former board members and employees.

September 11, 2019

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Inside Higher Ed

Ex-Wheeling Professors Sue for Wrongful Termination

Ex-Wheeling Professors Sue for Wrongful Termination

September 10, 2019

Eight former faculty members of Wheeling Jesuit University, now Wheeling University, are suing the institution and a group of its officials alleging wrongful termination. The tenured or tenure-track faculty members were let go after the 2017-18 academic year in which Wheeling declared a state of financial exigency in the spring, according to The Intelligencer.
Eight former faculty members of Wheeling Jesuit University, now Wheeling University, are suing the institution and a group of its officials alleging wrongful termination. The tenured or tenure-track faculty members were let go after the 2017-18 academic year in which Wheeling declared a state of financial exigency in the spring, according to The Intelligencer.

September 10, 2019

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WSLS 10, VA

Local College Slashing the Price of Tuition

Local College Slashing the Price of Tuition

September 10, 2019

Starting on Monday Randolph College in Lynchburg say it's cutting its sticker price. Right now, school officials said, tuition and room and board cost about $54,000. School officials said slashing the price to $36,000 for new students will help parents understand the college is not as expensive as it may seem. 
Starting on Monday Randolph College in Lynchburg say it's cutting its sticker price. Right now, school officials said, tuition and room and board cost about $54,000. School officials said slashing the price to $36,000 for new students will help parents understand the college is not as expensive as it may seem. 

September 10, 2019

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

How a ‘Defunct’ Title IX Office and a Culture of Hypermasculinity Fueled a Sexual-Misconduct Problem at Morehouse College

How a ‘Defunct’ Title IX Office and a Culture of Hypermasculinity F...

September 10, 2019

Gooden is one of at least six Title IX coordinators — three of them interims — to have worked at Morehouse College in the past three academic years. Former students and others who have worked on the campus say this turnover, coupled with the all-male HBCU’s masculine culture, has allowed sexual misconduct and homophobia to persist at Morehouse.
Gooden is one of at least six Title IX coordinators — three of them interims — to have worked at Morehouse College in the past three academic years. Former students and others who have worked on the campus say this turnover, coupled with the all-male HBCU’s masculine culture, has allowed sexual misconduct and homophobia to persist at Morehouse.

September 10, 2019

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