Belmont apologizes to pregnant law school students over “misunderstandings”

Belmont apologizes to pregnant law school students over “misunderstandings”

Belmont University apologized for its role in any misunderstandings leading to claims that the law school’s attendance policy discriminates against pregnant women. The apology and statement followed the conclusion of the Title IX office’s investigation launched after four women came forward, saying the law school treated them unfairly.  In addition […]

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Belmont awarded $1 million Lily Endowment grant

Belmont awarded $1 million Lily Endowment grant

Belmont has just been awarded a $1 million, five-year grant — with it, they plan to support church communities all over Nashville. The grant, provided by Lilly Endowment Inc., is designed to help Belmont assist 18-20 local churches in creating and implementing “thriving strategies,” according to a press release sent […]

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Law school women respond to Belmont Law statement

Law school women respond to Belmont Law statement

The Vision reported Monday the stories of four women who said that the law school treated them unfairly during their pregnancies — in response, Belmont’s college of law issued a formal rebuttal Wednesday stating that the information reported does not align with its values. The Belmont College of Law statement […]

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Convocation system to be replaced by WELL Core

Convocation system to be replaced by WELL Core

Convocation will be completely replaced next semester with a new, but familiar system: the WELL Core.  Starting in January, students will be introduced to the WELL Core, which will function as a slightly altered take on Belmont’s current convocation program.  Students will still have to earn 10 hours of engagement […]

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‘Greetings and Salutations’ showcases evocative art from faculty

‘Greetings and Salutations’ showcases evocative art from faculty

Two new faculty members are showcasing the wide scope of their careers at a newly opened art exhibit in the Leu Center for the Visual Arts.   The exhibit, “Greetings and Salutations,” features several works from assistant professors Casey Schachner and Brandon Williams, both of whom were present to discuss their […]

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Debate to impact 2020 fall semester schedule

Debate to impact 2020 fall semester schedule

Belmont University hosted its first presidential debate in 2008.  Flash forward 10 years later as curtains peeled back in the Vince Gill Room to reveal a banner hanging above Dr. Robert Fisher’s head, “Once again, the road to the White House runs through Belmont University.”  The Belmont Vision plans to […]

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