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Russo, Charles J. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2009
A key concern of educational leaders in faith-based schools is their ability to hire faculty members who support institutional missions. Insofar as the American legal system protects the rights of leaders in faith-based schools to hire those who share in school goals, this article is divided into three substantive sections. The first section…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Laws, Court Litigation, Employment Practices
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Scully, Timothy R.; Staud, John J. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2012
This article tells the story and explores the significance of Notre Dame's efforts over the past 18 years to serve the pressing needs of underresourced elementary and secondary schools throughout the United States, with a special focus on the faith-based sector--and more particularly, Catholic schools. These schools are increasingly fragile but…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Outcomes of Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Henck, Anita Fitzgerald – Christian Higher Education, 2011
Leadership of Christian higher education in the United States is in a period of significant change. Yet, the dual accountability--to higher education accreditation and to faith communities--means that Christian colleges and universities walk a tightrope between these two entities, their expectations, and their values. The challenge for U.S.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership, Church Related Colleges, Christianity
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Lawrence, Terry Anne – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2007
This literature review presents an overview of Christian higher education in the United States with particular attention to philosophical trends and their influence on institutions of Christian origin. This literature review is situated in the context of the discussion of the need, or lack thereof, for helping students integrate their faith with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Christianity, Etiology, Beliefs
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Bista, Krishna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Today, millions of students cross geographic, cultural, and educational borders for their higher education. Trends of international student mobility are significant to universities, educators, business leaders, and governments to increase revenue and campus diversity in the global marketplace. As such, it is vital to examine recent trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
Chamberlain, Michael A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
More than 300,000 Chinese students attend U.S. universities annually (USDHS, 2017), many of whom reportedly "Leave China, Study in America, Find Jesus" (H. Zhang, 2016). However, research on this phenomenon of worldview change is thin, especially experiences of atheist or nonreligious Chinese graduate students attending Christian…
Descriptors: Christianity, Beliefs, Church Related Colleges, Study Abroad
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Confer, Christopher; Mamiseishvili, Ketevan – Journal of College Admission, 2012
The study examined the factors that affected minority students' choice to enroll at private four-year faith-based institutions in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) in the United States. The study utilized the data from the College Board's Admitted Student Questionnaire PLUS (ASQ PLUS) survey. The final sample included 283…
Descriptors: College Choice, Grade Point Average, Student Financial Aid, Minority Groups
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Quezada, Reyes L. – Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 2011
This study examined the reflections of six university student teachers from a Catholic university who participated in an international student teaching setting and sought to evaluate how they developed a global teaching ideology while student teaching abroad. Thomas Groome's Shared Christian Praxis Learning Process was used as a lens to examine…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Student Teaching, Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning
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Kuh, George D.; Gonyea, Robert M. – Liberal Education, 2006
One of the more intriguing trends at the turn of the twenty-first century is the ascendant influence of religion in various aspects of American life. The renewed interest in religion and spirituality is not just a function of aging baby boomers acknowledging their mortality. The University of Pennsylvania reported that 86 percent of those between…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Religion, Spiritual Development, Higher Education
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Moreton, April L.; Newsom, Ron W. – Christian Higher Education, 2004
Women account for over 50% of all undergraduates, and one third of all faculty in the United States (American Council on Education, 2000; National Center for Educational Statistics, 2000). But in 1995 women held only slightly more than 16% of chief executive positions in higher education in the U.S. (L. Knopp, 1995). B. D. Cejda, W. B. Bush, and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Females, Deans, Individual Characteristics
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Vryhof, Steven C. – Journal of Education, 2004
Historically, the American system of higher education has been a patchwork of denominational colleges (along with public institutions), however, the more recent histories of several institutions of higher education seem to have a common theme: the jettisoning of a distinctive identity grounded in a particular worldview in order to create an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Schools of Education, Accreditation (Institutions), School Organization
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Gambrall, Doug; Newcomb, Mark A. – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2009
Many Catholic colleges in the United States offer Business programs in an accelerated format, featuring evening courses for adult learners, with few faculty contact hours than traditional classes. Most of these institutions believe in the ideals of Catholic Social Teaching and wish to integrate those principles into their curricula for the sake of…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Church Related Colleges, Adjunct Faculty, Business Administration Education