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Sokol, Bryan W.; Sweetman, Leah; Wassel, Bobby; Franco, Christopher; Huffman, Tim – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Justice education in the Catholic, Jesuit tradition is filled with tensions, many of which surface in different community service contexts. Saint Louis University offers an institutional illustration of these tensions, both in the conceptual origins of justice education and in the practical ways that students make meaning from service experiences.…
Descriptors: Justice, Catholics, Service Learning, Universities
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Dirksen, Carolyn – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Community engagement through service-learning has been a mainstay of higher education for the past 20 years and has increasingly proven successful in grounding academic knowledge in community experience. This article explores how service-learning programs designed to shape students' sense of responsibility for the common good can also foster their…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Program Descriptions, Spiritual Development, Christianity
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Tillman, David R.; Foreman, Brian K. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
University efforts to galvanize work that is often siloed and disconnected across departments is supported by collaborative and creative initiatives. Campbell University's mission to support community engagement at multiple levels of university life, while also emphasizing faith and vocation, is an example of how one university is modeling this…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Outreach Programs, Transformative Learning, Service Learning
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LaDuca, Brian; Carroll, Charlie; Ausdenmoore, Adrienne; Keen, Justin – Christian Higher Education, 2020
This article provides an example of how the traditions and values that have long underpinned the work of Christian higher education are of particular relevance to how Christian universities might partner with communities to address critical 21st-century challenges in groundbreaking new ways. The University of Dayton's Catholic and Marianist…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Catholics, Church Related Colleges, Institutional Mission
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Crandall, Rebecca E.; Morin, Shauna M.; Duran, Antonio; Rockenbach, Alyssa N.; Mayhew, Matthew J. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Using data from a survey administered at 61 institutions from 2011 to 2015, we examined how campus support structures for sexual minority students (e.g., a recognized LGBTQ student organization) influence student perceptions of the campus climate for worldview diversity at Christian colleges and universities. Further, analysis of the survey data…
Descriptors: World Views, LGBTQ People, Campuses, Christianity
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Graber, Britney N. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Underreporting of sexual assault on college campuses is a growing concern for institutions of higher education. Amnesty clauses in Title IX policies intend to reduce barriers to reporting, encouraging victims and witnesses to come forward with any knowledge or experience of an incident of sexual assault. However, little research has been conducted…
Descriptors: Rape, Disclosure, Campuses, Christianity
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Trudeau, Skip; Hammond, Mike; Moser, Drew; Eversole, Danielle; Smith, Austin – Christian Higher Education, 2019
This article presents the preliminary findings of an ongoing Traditions Research Project (TRP) study on the impact of campus traditions on campus life within the context of Christian postsecondary institutions. In this initial phase, the researchers conducted 63 interviews with faculty, student development educators, and staff members, in addition…
Descriptors: Christianity, Churches, Campuses, Program Descriptions
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Poppinga, Amy; Larson, Marion; Shady, Sara – Christian Higher Education, 2019
The demographic composition of students and employees at many Christian colleges and universities in the United States does not reflect the growing religious diversity of the twenty-first century. While Christian higher education provides a valuable space for students to grow in faith and prepare for lives of service to others, many students leave…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Education, Church Related Colleges, Intergroup Relations
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Jones, Alexander H.; Huff, James; Kellums Baraka, Mandy; Meitzner Yoder, Laura S. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Historically, many North American educational engagements abroad have been entangled with colonialist logics that objectify and oppress those who live in Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe (Ogden, 2008). How does contemporary Christian higher education (CHE) programming such as study abroad and international…
Descriptors: Christianity, Higher Education, Church Related Colleges, Study Abroad
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Rine, P. Jesse – Christian Higher Education, 2019
In recent years, concerns regarding runaway college tuition and student loan debt have risen to the forefront of the public consciousness, undermining confidence in the value of a college degree. Ironically, the very issue that is now causing such alarm--high tuition--has been a signature feature of the financial model intentionally employed by…
Descriptors: Educational Principles, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Student Financial Aid
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Ng, Grace – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Asian Americans are the fastest-growing population of any minority group in the United States (Lopez, Ruiz, & Patten, 2017). As colleges seek to become more diverse and increase their enrollment of minority students, educators need to understand the cultural dynamics that affect Asian Americans in the classroom. Because the Confucian values of…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Psychological Patterns, Minority Group Students, Confucianism
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Bouma-Prediger, Steven – Christian Higher Education, 2018
Reconciliation is often understood as only having to do with our broken relationship with God. Yet we are alienated not only from God, but also from other people and the natural world. So we need help. Our brokenness extends to all things, thus we need to be put back into right relationships with all things. Such is the good news of Scripture: God…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Factors, Alienation, Biblical Literature
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Weeks, Matthew; Winningham, Katie James; Winningham, Brandon – Christian Higher Education, 2017
In this study, we investigated Benson, Donahue, and Erikson's (1993) concept of faith maturity as expressed by institutions of higher education (IHE) claiming religious affiliation. We examined the institutional mission statements of 87 schools affiliated with six Protestant denominations in search of evidence of their intention to develop the…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Church Related Colleges, Christianity, Correlation
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Best, Neil A.; Jun, Alexander – Christian Higher Education, 2017
Victims and survivors of sexual violence are sometimes blamed for the assault because of irrelevant factors such as how much they had to drink or what they wore. Research has indicated that conservative religious beliefs increase the prevalence of victim blaming. In order to see if this pattern extended to college administrators, we used a…
Descriptors: Victims, Rape, Trauma, Fatigue (Biology)
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Lewing, Morgan; Shehane, Melissa – Christian Higher Education, 2017
Service-learning is a high-impact educational practice that benefits the community, the university, and students (Jacoby, 2015). It also represents an educational practice that specifically supports the integration of Christian thought and action within Christian institutions (Schaffer, 2004). The purpose of the study was to determine the level of…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, College Students
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