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Conservative think tank accuses Alabama programs and policies of religious discrimination

A new report from the Manhattan Institute details state-level programs that it suggests violate the freedom of religion guaranteed under the First Amendment and named a handful of programs in Alabama.

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Troy University spokesman asks for clarification over AL(dot)com report about possible Dothan campus closure

A spokesman for Troy University requested a change to an online news article on Monday that claims the school could potentially close one of its three satellite campuses.

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Alabama Commission on Higher Ed executive director Purcell defends DEI programs in taxpayer-funded universities — Criticizes GOP efforts to prohibit endorsement, forced assent to 'divisive concepts'

Alabama Commission on Higher Education executive director Jim Purcell defended diversity, equity and inclusion programs on Friday, criticizing a GOP-backed resolution to eliminate these programs in public institutions and a bill that would prohibit "divisive concepts" from being endorsed by higher education professionals.