UI offers to rehire Catholicism prof, ends funding from Newman Center

Kenneth Howell has been offered his job back teaching Catholicism, but from now on the University of Illinois will pay his salary, the UI said Thursday.
He has until Aug. 6 to respond.

UI grad student protests dismissal of instructor of Catholicism

URBANA – A University of Illinois graduate student is protesting the dismissal of an adjunct professor from teaching classes on Catholicism.

Instructor of Catholicism at UI claims loss of job violates academic freedom

URBANA – An adjunct professor who taught courses on Catholicism at the University of Illinois has lost his teaching job there, and he claims it is a violation of his academic freedom.