February 23, 2007

Abbey says it exceeds guidelines for hens

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Mepkin Abbey in Moncks Corner has released a statement saying the Trappist order meets and exceeds guidelines for egg production in the United States. The statement came after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Feb. 20 accused the order of torturing its laying hens. On its Web site PETA posted a...
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Shipley named president of Shepherd University

Suzanne Shipley, vice president for academic affairs at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Baltimore, for six years, has accepted a new post as the 15th president of Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, W.Va. beginning July 1. Chosen from more than 120 applicants, Dr. Shipley was one of four finalists for the position.
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