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ERIC Number: ED463680
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 439
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8018-6805-X
Catholic Women's Colleges in America.
Schier, Tracy, Ed.; Russett, Cynthia, Ed.
The chapters in this collection provide a comprehensive history of Catholic women's colleges in the United States and how they have met the challenges of broader educational change. The chapters are: (1) "Faith, Knowledge, and Gender" (Jill Ker Conway); (2) "Colleges of Religious Women's Congregations: The Spiritual Heritage" (Monika K. Hellwig); (3) "American Catholic Colleges for Women: Historical Origins" (Kathleen A. Mahoney); (4) "The Colleges in Context" (Thomas M. Landy); (5) "Faculties and What They Taught" (Karen Kennelly); (6) The Philadelphia Story: Life at Immaculata, Rosemont, and Chestnut Hill (David R. Contosta); (7) "Sisterhoods and Catholic Higher Education, 1890-1960" (Mary J. Oates); (8) "Live Minds, Yearning Spirits: The Alumna of Colleges and Universities Founded by Women Religious" (Jane C. Redmont); (9) "Making It: Stories of Persistence and Success" (Dorothy M. Brown and Carol Hurd Green); (10) "The Way We Are: The Present Relationship of Religious Congregations of Women to the Colleges They Founded" (Melanie M. Morey); and (11) "Conclusion: Into the Future" (Jeanne Knoerle and Tracy Schier). Appendixes are: "American Colleges and Universities Founded by Women Religious for the Education of Lay Students" (Thomas M. Landy) and "Colleges Founded by Women Religious for Educating Sisters" (Thomas M. Landy.) (SLD)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Lilly Endowment, Inc., Indianapolis, IN.
Authoring Institution: N/A