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Union University withdraws from CCCU over same-sex ‘marriage’

JACKSON, Tenn. (BP) — Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, has announced its withdrawal from the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) because of what a Union news release called the council’s “failure to respond appropriately to two member institutions … Continue reading

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Court date set for Union University student accused of murder

JACKSON, Tenn. (TAB, ABP) — Accused of murdering his fiancée and staging her death to look like a suicide, Charles “Charlie” Pittman will potentially return to court July 10 for a preliminary hearing. The Alabama Baptist most recently reported that Pittman, … Continue reading

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Union University student charged with murder receives mental evaluation

JACKSON, Tenn. (ABP) — A Union University student charged with murdering his fiancée and staging it to look like a suicide is undergoing mental evaluation to determine if he is competent to stand trial. Charles Pittman, 21, a Christian ministry major and … Continue reading

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Dockery to lead Trinity Evangelical Divinity

JACKSON, Tenn. (BP) — Union University President David S. Dockery will assume the leadership of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Ill., after the institution’s Board of Regents unanimously elected him as president Feb. 28. “We are overwhelmingly grateful to God … Continue reading

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Union University student found dead in car

JACKSON, Tenn. (TAB) — A Union University student was found dead in her car on the school’s campus in Jackson, Tenn., Feb. 12. Olivia Greenlee, 21, was found in her 2001 Toyota Corolla in a parking lot behind Luther Hall with an … Continue reading

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Samuel W. Oliver named Union University’s 16th president

JACKSON, Tenn. — Trustees at Union University in Jackson, Tenn., have selected Samuel W. Oliver, president of East Texas Baptist University (ETBU), as the 16th president of Union University after a unanimous Feb. 10 vote. “Dr. Oliver is a man … Continue reading

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Union University remembers God’s protection 5 years after devastating tornado

JACKSON, Tenn. (TAB) — February 5, 2008, represents a significant day in the lives of thousands of Union University students who huddled in their dorm rooms as an F-4 tornado swept through Jackson, Tenn. No lives were lost even though … Continue reading

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