Higher Education

In a separate proposed rule, the administration aims to protect the rights of religious student groups at public universities, giving them equal treatment with secular student groups.
Graduate workers make up an increasing portion of the U.S. academic workforce, including classroom instructors. (iStock/Morsa Images)
Kevin Ahern, Ken Homan January 13, 2020
The National Labor Relations Board recently suggested that graduate students are not entitled to the organizing rights guaranteed to similar workers. But Jesuit schools should not stop unionization efforts.
Monks at a Catholic college in New Hampshire faced off in court Monday against the school's board of trustees in a dispute over an effort to limit the the monks' power — a move some worry could lead to increased secularization.
Mark S. Markuly December 10, 2019
There are now a large number of graduate students in Catholic higher education, and few of them encounter anything substantive in regards to faith formation, religious meaning-making or the role of spirituality in their lives.
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Santiago Ramos November 04, 2019
Humanities education is imperiled and undervalued in an a society that worships short-term usefulness, writes Santiago Ramos. But there is a rebellion in defense of educating the soul.
Rachel Lu November 01, 2019
What has football contributed to American Catholicism? What has Catholicism contributed to American football? For Catholics, it is particularly worth revisiting Notre Dame’s unique story.