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Pacific Union College Psychology Professor Greg Schneider Resigns as Department Chair

Dr. Greg Schneider, Chair of Pacific Union College's Psychology Department, has confirmed that yesterday afternoon he submitted to the Academic Dean his letter of resignation as department chair. Of the department's of the six faculty in the department in fall 2013, only one would remain. Four have resigned or retired within the last two years, protesting what is regarded as the college administration's curtailing of academic freedom.

Protest and Consequences at Pacific Union College

A student demonstration made its way across the campus at Pacific Union College today ending at the President’s Office where President Heather Knight met with the students. She praised them for their peaceful march and prayed with them for the college.

La Sierra University Students, Alumni Hold Public Demonstration for Title IX Reform on Campus

RIVERSIDE - A group of La Sierra University students and alumni demonstrated for three hours today outside the gate of La Sierra University for changes to how La Sierra implements Title IX. Title IX is a federal law in the United States that applies to colleges and universities receiving federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education, including from state and local educational agencies. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces Title IX claims dealing with sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Campus News Headlines: Walla Walla University Inaugurates Center for Study of Race, Ethnicity and Culture (and More!)

Walla Walla University Inaugurates New Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Culture. Walla Walla University’s has named its new center for race, ethnicity and culture in honor of Donald Blake, a member of the faculty in the Walla Walla College Department of Biological Sciences from 1962 to 1969. The Center, officially named on April 24, signifies an act of apology for Blake’s mistreatment at Walla Walla in the 1960s.

Walla Walla University Community Propels Team Seymour in Red Bull Can You Make It? Challenge

“If you had to hand over your cash, your cards and your personal phone, could you travel across Europe in seven days – using Red Bull as your only currency?”

Campus Headlines: Andrews University's Wandile Mthiyane Wins Social Business Competition (And More!)

Andrews Student Wandile Mthiyane Wins Social Business Competition.

Avondale Academic Launches "Grounds for Assurance and Hope" to Celebrate Bryan Ball's 80th Birthday

The launch of a new book by an Avondale scholar has reminded Seventh-day Adventists their beliefs are based in Scripture but shaped by history. The event, hosted by Avondale Academic Press, marked the 80th birthday of the book's author, Dr. Bryan Ball, and the publication of Grounds for Assurance and Hope. The book brought together Dr. Ball's biblical and historical writings compiled over many years of scholarship.

Campus News Headlines: Loma Linda Researchers Develop First Ever Turtle Tracking App (and More!)

Loma Linda Researchers Develop First Ever Global Sea Turtle Sightings App. The app, named TURT (Turtles Uniting Researchers and Tourists), is now available for download on iPhones and androids.

Presidential Primaries Present Impediments for Oakwood, Southern Students

Seventh-day Adventist college students from Oakwood University and Southern Adventist University have reported obstacles to their participating in the presidential primary processes, though for very different reasons. For Southern students, new voter ID laws prevented several from participating in Tennessee's primary elections. Oakwood students were kicked out of a Donald Trump events in Alabama. In both cases, students were impeded from participating in America's democratic process for the first time.

Campus News Headlines: Union College Participates in Lincoln, Nebraska Peacemaking (and More!)

Union College to Participate in 10,000 Acts of Peace. Students from Union College’s Amnesty/Tiny Hands International Club will be in downtown Lincoln on April 3 to join the 10,000 Acts of Peace rally.

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