ERIC Number: EJ1044798
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
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The Association for Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities 1996-2009: Building a Community of Practice
Estanek, Sandra M.
Journal of Catholic Higher Education, v33 n2 p187-205 Sum 2014
This article provides a history of the founding and maturation of the Association for Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASACCU). It is the story of a group of lay and ordained student affairs professionals from Catholic colleges and universities who were inspired by the vision of "Gaudium et spes" and "Ex corde Ecclesiae" to take the initiative to create a community of practice among their peers. In 2014, ASACCU celebrated its fifteenth anniversary as a national organization. Utilizing archival material and interviews with the founders, this article provides a history of ASACCU's founding and first ten years.
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Student Personnel Services, Universities, Catholics, Communities of Practice, Organizations (Groups), National Organizations, History, Semi Structured Interviews, Content Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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