Posts Tagged ‘University’

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Dallas Couple Donates Rare 1611 King James Version of Bible to Hardin-Simmons University

December 25, 2008

kjv-1611.jpgOnly about 50 known copies of the first-edition 1611 King James Version of the Bible exist, and Hardin-Simmons University now has one, thanks to a Dallas couple. Dr. Charles Tandy and his wife, Roena, also donated a collection of other Bibles, leaves, fragments and volumes of secondary literature, some dating to 1521.

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Condoleezza Rice to Relocate Near Stanford University; To Write Two Books

December 23, 2008

condi-rice-566.jpgWith weeks to go before her job as secretary of state comes to an end, Condoleezza Rice said Monday she is looking for a new home near Stanford University in northern California, reports the AFP. 

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Bob Jones University President, Stephen Jones, Apologizes for ‘Racially Hurtful’ Policies of the Past

November 22, 2008

bob-jones-university.jpgBob Jones University is apologizing for racist policies that included a
one-time ban on interracial dating and its unwillingness to admit black
students until 1971.

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Oral Roberts University Laying Off 100 Employees

November 18, 2008

oru-camp-logo-sign.jpgOral Roberts University will lay off about 100 employees, days after it agreed to a near-$450,000 separation agreement with its former president who resigned amid a spending scandal.

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University of Illinois Homecoming Under Racial Divide: Some Black Students Say They Don’t Feel Welcome by Mainstream

November 4, 2008

u-illinois.jpgThe homecoming football game had just ended, and students clad in orange T-shirts were swarming the quad in search of post-tailgating festivities, but the nearly 1,700 African-American students packed in a nearby auditorium at the Downstate campus barely noticed.

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