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Smith, Jimmy – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
This work discusses the effort to begin helping university students fulfill the university mission and core curriculum objectives through the Foundations of Sports Outreach course and the Sports Outreach Initiative at Gonzaga University. Guided by Catholic Social Teaching principles, the primary goal of the course was to provide a social…
Descriptors: Athletics, Catholic Schools, Church Related Colleges, Outreach Programs
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Jendzejec, Emily – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
This paper argues that creating intentional interfaith communities of practice on college campuses can encourage interfaith cooperation on campus and help form students to be interfaith leaders. Through analysis of the work of theorists Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger on situated learning within communities of practice, the author explores the…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Intergroup Relations, Student Leadership, Religious Cultural Groups
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Prusak, Bernard G. – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
Catholic colleges and universities seek to transform the students who attend them. As the subtitle of this article indicates, this aspiration prompts some difficult questions. For example, just what is the warrant for an institution of higher learning to trifle, as one might put it provocatively, with people's hearts? After clarifying terms, the…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Catholics, Transformative Learning, Role of Education
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Hopkins, John P. – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
Eboo Patel proposes a meaning of interfaith conversation that can help guide Catholic universities in engaging students in meaningful interactions. This article aims to show how the Benedictine value of listening can inform Patel's meaning. Utilizing the philosophical hermeneutic tradition of Hans-Georg Gadamer, the author demonstrates that…
Descriptors: Catholics, Church Related Colleges, Religious Education, Hermeneutics
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Umhoefer, Gary – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
Forming an authentic human community animated by the spirit of Christ entails teaching by both word and example. At Catholic institutions of higher education, these examples cannot be limited to classrooms and residence halls; students just as importantly learn from observing every day, spontaneous behaviors among all those employed at the…
Descriptors: Christianity, Catholic Schools, Church Related Colleges, Interaction
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Kilcrease, Bethany – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
General education curricula at Catholic colleges ought to function as a training ground for refi ning the skills students will need to navigate a pluralist world. Students must, for instance, better understand existing social, political, and religious conditions around the world if they are to have the knowledge necessary to successfully negotiate…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, College Students, World Views, Protestants
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Rizzi, Michael T. – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
Many issues facing modern Catholic colleges and universities -- such as how to differentiate their curriculum from that of secular institutions, how to incorporate a Catholic perspective into professional education, and how to maintain a Catholic identity with a diverse student body -- are as old as the universities themselves. This article…
Descriptors: Catholics, Church Related Colleges, Educational History, Institutional Mission
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Hudson, Tara D.; Mack, Heather; Reed-Bouley, Jennifer; Rose, Margarita – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
Catholic higher education aims to educate students about the Catholic Social Tradition, yet few resources exist to articulate specific learning goals and assess such learning. This article presents the process used by a multi-university team to validate a rubric intended to strengthen curricular and co-curricular student learning about the…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Catholics, Church Related Colleges, Scoring Rubrics
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Prusak, Bernard G. – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
After recounting the historical circumstances of the establishment of independent boards at Catholic colleges and universities, this paper considers the present conditions of boards at six Holy Cross institutions. Interviews and correspondence with the presidents of these institutions provided answers to a number of questions, including: How are…
Descriptors: Trustees, Church Related Colleges, Catholics, Religious Education
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Nickerson, Michelle; Dammer, Harry – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
This research offers insight into what undergraduates at five Catholic colleges and universities learned about Catholic Social Teaching (CST) during their college experience. The study used a purposive sample of twenty-six personal interviews with students who were exposed to CST either in the classroom or through some co-curricular activity. The…
Descriptors: Oral History, College Students, Undergraduate Students, Catholic Schools
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Purcell, Bill; Rose, Margarita – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
Faced with economic and demographic challenges, Catholic colleges and universities use endowment and licensing revenues to supplement tuition income in order to serve their missions of educating students of all socio-economic classes to promote the common good through their professional careers and service to the community. Licensees sometimes…
Descriptors: Catholics, Church Related Colleges, Institutional Mission, Educational Finance
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McCartin, Joseph A. – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
Over the past four decades, the United States has witnessed the rise of an economy of growing inequality and exploitation, and this economic transformation has entangled Catholic institutions of higher education in what Pope Francis has called "an economy of exclusion and inequality." In recent years, some institutions have taken steps…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Catholics, Church Related Colleges, Educational Change
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Brigham, Erin; Soltis, Kathryn Getek – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
In their efforts to engage faculty members in institutional mission and identity, a number of Catholic colleges and universities have given particular attention to the Catholic Social Tradition (CST). This paper examines a handful of exemplary programs on faculty engagement around CST, identifying specific outcomes facilitated by these…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Traditionalism, Catholics, Outcomes of Education
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Weigert, Kathleen Maas; Schlichting, Kurt; Brandenberger, Jay – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
All Catholic colleges and universities share in the Catholic Church's rich history of Catholic Social Teaching (CST). This article explores two key research questions that focus on that grounding in today's world: First, how strongly is CST woven into the institutional fabric of those institutions; second, is that done implicitly or explicitly? We…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Mission, Catholic Schools, Church Related Colleges
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Muldoon, Timothy P. – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2017
Catholic universities in the United States have developed complexity reflective of the larger development of modern universities and "multiversities." This complexity, together with the decline in the numbers of sponsoring religious orders and diocesan priests, presents new challenges for the sustaining of a theologically rooted,…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Catholics, Educational Objectives, Theological Education
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