Christian college interracial dating
It finally entered the 20th century, just as the 21st century was beginning, by dropping its ban on interracial dating in 2000 and seeking and gaining accreditation by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools in 2005.Currently, BJU has candidate status with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.and is now led by former evangelist Steve Pettit, the first president of the college not in the Jones family.The institution is infamous for taking the most extreme fundamentalist positions imaginable.
Until 2005, Bob Jones University held the position that accreditation was a compromise with the sinful world of academia. They refused to admit black students until 1971, and from 1971 to 1975 they only admitted married black couples but not unmarried students.
As such, the university was an unaccredited one for most of its history, in effect conferring degrees that might as well have come from a diploma mill. When they finally began admitting single black students in 1975 they coupled it with a ban on interracial dating, finally dropped in 2000.