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Accreditors urged to take new steps to protect academic freedom

A statement by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the American Association of University Professors is not meant to suggest that accreditors are failing to uphold academic freedom, an official says.

The Bible: Morally Bankrupt or Totally Reliable

The taxi driver who dropped me off at McCormick Place, the convention center where the annual joint conference of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature is being held, asked if it was a meeting of religious people—like nuns and priests.

Another Push on Prior Learning

The College of St. Scholastica, a Roman Catholic institution located in Duluth, Minn., wants to help working adults earn degrees with a hands-on approach to granting credit for learning gained outside the classroom, including through massive open online classes (MOOCs)