- May 30, 2020
For Catholic colleges across America, the sun has finally set on the 2019-2020 academic year. Students have received their final grades or graduated via livestream, and the stillness of campus seems more fitting than it did the past few months.
A private Catholic college in Manitowoc says it will close for good, citing in part the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
A well-known professor and priest at a Catholic college in Iowa has been suspended while the church investigates a sexual misconduct allegation dating to the 1990s, the school said Wednesday.
Initially the coronavirus impacted study abroad programs and spring break travel or service opportunities for U.S. colleges and universities. But by the second week of March, a desire to curb the spread of the virus in this country prompted more than 100 higher education leaders to temporarily cancel in-person classes and move to an online teaching program for a few weeks or an unspecified time period.
A Catholic university founded by nuns in New Jersey more than 80 years ago announced Tuesday that its next leader will be the school’s first male lay president.