STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Franciscan University of Steubenville (FUS) has come under criticism by members of an unofficial alumni group for a course description in the school’s social-work program.
Members of the Franciscan Gay Alumni and Allies Facebook group — a 106-member group that has no official connection to the university — were offended by the course description for a social-work class. They not only asked the university to change the description, but alerted the country’s only social work accrediting agency of their concerns.
The course description being questioned is for “Social Work 314,” a class on deviant behavior.
“Deviant behavior focuses on the sociological theories of...READ MORE