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Barton, Andrew – Christian Higher Education, 2019
In the face of unprecedented disruption and complexity, the higher education sector appears to be largely underprepared for the projected exodus of senior-level administrators due to retirements and briefer tenures in leadership roles. Given that religiously affiliated institutions account for more than one in five colleges and universities in the…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, College Administration, Administrative Change, Faculty Mobility
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Hammond, Michael D. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) is the most successful higher education organization to emerge from the modern American evangelical movement. Especially within the context of the United States, higher education has been a key element of neo-evangelicalism since the 1940s. Rather than choosing "between"…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Higher Education, Christianity, Religious Factors
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Zuidema, Leah A.; Daichendt, G. James; Fulcher, Kerry – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Professors from across the academic disciplines at Council for Christian College & Universities (CCCU) institutions have traditionally excelled in their teaching. In recent years, CCCU faculty have also increasingly been expected to conduct research and to publish scholarly work. As CCCU institutions expand research and scholarship…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Benchmarking, College Faculty
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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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Haarsma, Deborah; Greuel, Brian; Lewis, Raymond – Christian Higher Education, 2019
The perceived conflict between science and Christianity continues to be a strong and prevalent narrative, both inside and outside the church. As three long-time science professors in Christian higher education, we have seen firsthand how this conflict orientation threatens both Christian faith and science education. National surveys confirm that…
Descriptors: Sciences, Christianity, Religious Factors, Science Teachers
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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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Longman, Karen A.; Drennan, Amy; Beam, Julie; Marble, Amanda F. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Although women are now graduating in greater percentages then men at all degree levels--associate through doctorate--the senior-level leadership on most postsecondary campuses in the United States continues to be predominantly White and male. Numerous internal, institutional, and systemic barriers have been identified that hinder women from…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, College Administration
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Armstrong Conn, Cameron; Kim, Young K. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Utilizing data from the 2009 College Senior Survey, this study measured and compared social agency and civic awareness among undergraduate students enrolled at four types of institutions: Baptist, CCCU, Catholic, and nonsectarian. Comparisons were made through paired-sample t-tests and ANOVA analyses. A series of separate multiple regressions were…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, College Seniors, Student Surveys
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Glanzer, Perry L.; Cockle, Theodore F.; Graber, Britney; Jeong, Elijah; Robinson, Jessica A. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Throughout American history, scholars called Christian higher education by other names. They used terms such as "denominational," "sectarian," "church-related," "church-sponsored," "church-based," and "church-affiliated" higher education to describe Christian higher education. What these…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Church Related Colleges, Christianity
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Carter, Jennifer L. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Of the 900 religiously affiliated colleges and universities in the United States, a sizable portion (approximately 118) are members of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU). As members of the CCCU, these institutions have a shared commitment to the academic and spiritual development of their students. However, relatively few…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Christianity, Longitudinal Studies, Spiritual Development
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Lang, Charlotte S.; Holzmann, Gwetheldene; Hullinger, Hallett; Miller, Mary Lou; Norton, Timothy D. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
This study investigated how an authentic assessment program was used to examine student learning outcomes within the context of a Christian university's institutional mission, core values, and distinctive qualities. For the purposes of this study, an authentic assessment program is defined as assessing student-produced work within the context of…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Outcomes of Education, Christianity, Church Related Colleges
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Matthias, Laurie R. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
This article is a review of the 21st century literature on faculty development in American higher education. After briefly summarizing the history of faculty development and current trends, the majority of the article is written as advice to faculty developers synthesized into the following broad themes: (a) options for structure and offerings,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Christianity, College Faculty, Higher Education
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Carter, Jennifer L. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
This article is the second in a two-part series and focuses on the predictors of religious struggle among students attending evangelical institutions. Of the 900 religiously-affiliated colleges and universities in the United States, a significant portion of institutions (approximately 118) are members of the Council for Christian Colleges &…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Student Attitudes
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