ERIC Number: ED175342
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Education for Justice. Occasional Papers on Catholic Higher Education. Volume V, Number 1. Summer 1979.
Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.
The role of Catholicism in American higher education is addressed in this collection of papers. The historical tradition of the Catholic university is discussed as well as the problems they must face. Issues examined include: political and financial concerns of church-related colleges and universities, the role of the university in higher education, and the role of the Catholic colleges and universities. The governance of Catholic institutions, their relationship to the church hierarchy, and planning for the future are also considered. Included are: Toward a True University, Truly Catholic (Edmund D. Pellegrino); Toward a Theology of Learning (Thomas Trotter); The University and Change in the Catholic World (Sargent Shriver); Homily for a Baccalaureate Ceremony (John Tracy Ellis); The Catholic College: A Question of Identity (Xavier G. Colavechio); The Emerging Guardianship of American Catholic Higher Education (Martin J. Stamm); Institutional Vitality, Up Against the Eighties (James A. Ebben); and The NEH Christian Humanism Project at Saint John's Collegeville (R. W. Franklin). (SF)
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Church Role, College Administration, College Planning, College Role, Educational Economics, Educational Quality, Essays, Governance, Higher Education, Humanism, Humanities, Liberal Arts, Political Influences, Private Colleges, Religious Education, Social Problems, Theological Education
Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, One Dupont Circle, Suite 770, Washington, D.C. 20036
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Saint Johns University MN