Campus Notebook: New presidents announced for Gwynedd Mercy University and Fairfield University; Students for Justice in Palestine did not get club status at Fordham University; Ignatian Solidarity Network honors Trinity Washington University president.
College roundup: LGBT Catholics share their stories in "Full of Grace" play; LaRoche institute trains international priests and religious; California lawmakers propose college aid plan.
NCR Today: Students for Justice in Palestine chapters, along with other concerned students, have faced bans on expression, discipline for protests, and other administrative actions.
NCR Today: Although Students for Justice in Palestine followed all the required procedures, Fordham has refused to recognize it. But its members have every right to organize for justice.
Eco Catholic: One of Pope Francis' cardinal advisors defended Francis’ Laudato Si’ encyclical on the environment as a new Rerum Novarum.
A series of college events and conferences will give attention to Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical each day next week, highlighted by two cardinals going from one campus to the next.
Grace on the Margins: Some faculty members say the decision "will permanently stain Fordham's honor and that of the Society of Jesus."
Grace on the Margins: Fordham University gave John O. Brennan, now director of the CIA, an honorary degree in 2012. The decision quickly became a cause of concern.