The longtime president of Augusta State University is retiring after nearly two decades at the helm of the east Georgia institution. William Bloodworth announced Tuesday that he will retire June 30 of next year. Bloodworth said he wants to return to fulltime teaching and scholarship work.
A judge has granted a request by Augusta State University to stop some court proceedings in the case of a student suing the school over alleged religious discrimination. It could be a sign that the case will be thrown out.
A federal court judge has ruled against the Augusta State University student who is suing the school for alleged religious discrimination. Judge J. Randal Hall said in an order filed Friday that Jennifer Keeton can be expelled from ASU's counseling program if she does not complete a remediation plan involving diversity and sensitivity training about homosexuality.
A federal Judge heard the case Wednesday of an Augusta State University student who claims advisers told her to change her religious beliefs or face expulsion. A U.S. Circuit Court Judge has said he isn't ready to make a ruling.