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 University hosts Conversation with Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Wesley Clark (ret.), Former Governor Mike Huckabee at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, January 13, 2019.

Former presidential candidates Gov. Mike Huckabee and Gen. Wesley Clark discuss political civility

Students gathered in the Johnson Center theater Monday night to witness a bipartisan discussion between former NATO Supreme Allied Commander retired Gen. Wesley Clark and former Gov. Mike Huckabee through nonprofit organization Renew America Together.  “It’s about common ground,” said University President Dr. Bob Fisher before he introduced the two […]

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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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President's Picnic opening ceremony at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, August 18, 2018.

Dean of students John Delony resigns

Belmont’s Associate Provost and Dean of Students Dr. John Delony’s resigned Wednesday after two years serving as dean.  Delony, who had served in those positions since 2018, submitted his resignation December to “pursue a new career opportunity with a private company in the Nashville area,” according to an email from […]

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Belmont’s all-decade men’s and women’s basketball teams

Belmont’s all-decade men’s and women’s basketball teams

The Bruins saw some amazing things in the 2010s. Both the women’s and men’s basketball teams separated themselves from the rest of the midmajors and stood out as superior programs who received national recognition. NCAA Tournament appearance, NCAA Tournament wins and Associated Press Top 25 Rankings. The thing that carried […]

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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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Law school rebuttal to Vision story

Law school rebuttal to Vision story

Belmont’s college of law issued a formal rebuttal in response to theVision’s story detailing the accounts of four women who say the law school treated them unfairly during pregnancy.   The statement is as follows:  “Belmont University College of Law appreciates the opportunity to provide a response regarding the Belmont Vision’s […]

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Belmont responds to law school Vision story

Belmont responds to law school Vision story

The Vision reported the stories of four women Monday, all of whom said that the law school treated them unfairly during pregnancy. Belmont’s office of communication issued an official statement regarding the article Tuesday afternoon. The statement reads: “The accusations reported by the Belmont Vision, a student news outlet, are […]

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Female students say law school treated them unfairly during pregnancy

Female students say law school treated them unfairly during pregnancy

Several female students, past and present at Belmont’s law school, say the school’s attendance policy discriminates against pregnant women, disallowing them additional absences for hospitalization or giving birth. The Vision interviewed four women who discussed the difficulties they faced in the law school trying to receive support from the administration […]

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A procrastinator’s guide to finals

A procrastinator’s guide to finals

As we approach finals week with anticipation and a heavy side of sleep deprivation, people tend to spitball the best ways to study, manage your time and de-stress. That all sounds great, but what if you don’t really want to do any of those things? What if you’re looking for […]

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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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Two students robbed at gunpoint

Two students robbed at gunpoint

Two Belmont students were robbed at gunpoint Saturday morning.  A male student reported that at approximately 12:30 a.m., while walking on Eastwood Avenue near the Dickens Hall Garage, an individual got out of a dark-colored sedan and “pointed a handgun at him, demanding that he give up all of his […]

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