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American Association of University Professors, 2018
St. Edward's University is a private, four-year institution affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church that traces its beginnings to 1877, when the Congregation of Holy Cross, an order of French missionaries, founded St. Edward's Academy on farmland south of Austin, Texas. St. Edward's received its charter as a college in 1885 and as a university…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Church Related Colleges, Catholic Educators, College Faculty
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Strain, Charles R.; Halstead, James; Drexler, Thomas – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2009
This article engages in a critical dialogue with Melanie N. Morey and John J. Piderit, S.J.'s "Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis". It proposes a fifth model, the "Catholic Engagment model". It elaborates that model by examining a working paper, "Catholic Identity and the DePaul Student Experience," that…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Church Related Colleges, Universities, School Culture
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Hahn, Michael – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2016
"Ex corde Ecclesiae" (1990) continues to be the normative teaching of the universal Church twenty-five years after it was promulgated by Pope John Paul II, and its "Application for the United States" (2000) remains in force as particular law. Minimalist interpretations have emphasized the requirement of the…
Descriptors: Churches, Catholics, Clergy, Religious Education
Trentham, John David – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The intent of this study was to explore the variance of epistemological development in pre-ministry undergraduates across different institutional contexts, using the Perry Scheme as a theoretical lens. Semi-structured interviews were employed in order to elicit information from participants that revealed their personal perspectives regarding their…
Descriptors: Theological Education, Undergraduate Students, Semi Structured Interviews, Student Attitudes
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Connelly, Robert; Doyle, Denise – Current Issues in Catholic Higher Education, 2005
The purpose of this paper is to consider whether there is a support for and evidence of social justice content or activities planned as learning experiences at one Catholic school, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) in San Antonio, Texas. The first section of this paper summarizes the 1998 Bishops study that concludes that there is a…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Church Related Colleges, Catholics, Social Action
Nydegger, Thomas P. – ProQuest LLC, 2008
The integration of the four pillars of priestly formation (human, spiritual, intellectual and pastoral) is the principal task of Roman Catholic seminaries today. Using a single case study methodology, the faculty and seminarians of a seminary in the Northeastern United States were surveyed and interviewed to determine how programmatic integration…
Descriptors: Catholics, Clergy, Church Related Colleges, Theological Education
Jacobson, Elden; Palmer, Parker J. – 1971
This document, the fifth of seven essays, investigates the relationship of the church, the university and urban society in the area of urban curricula and the liberal arts college. Particular attention is placed on "urban semester" programs and their conceptual and practical weaknesses. Alternative ways for addressing a critical dimension of…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement, Higher Education
Peterson's Guides, Inc., Princeton, NJ. – 1996
This revised and updated directory contains detailed profiles of the 91 member schools of the Coalition for Christian Colleges and Universities. The data are based on Peterson's Annual Survey of Undergraduate Institutions and each college has provided a one-page description. These detailed profiles include information on: background facts,…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, College Choice, Higher Education
Lonsway, Francis A. – 2000
The Entering Student Questionnaire is an instrument used by the Association of Theological Schools, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to gather information about student characteristics. This study examined information provided by the questionnaire over its 5 years of use. In the fifth year, Association member schools returned 5,575 responses from their…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Clergy, Graduate Students, Graduate Study
Nyquist, Ewald B. – 1971
This speech, presented before the Board of Trustees of Cornell University on January 22, 1971 concerns the future of private higher education. The author is pessimistic about the future of private higher education in New York as it now stands. First, colleges under religious auspices, particularly those under Catholic sponsorship, are moving…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Educational Finance, Educational Innovation, External Degree Programs
Geiger, Roger L., Ed. – History of Higher Education, 1997
This annual publication presents six articles on historical aspects of higher education. The first article is "The Urban Catholic University in the Early Twentieth Century: A Social Profile of DePaul, 1898-1940" by John L. Rury. It traces student characteristics during this period from primarily the sons (and later daughters) of European…
Descriptors: Black Education, Catholic Schools, Church Related Colleges, College Administration