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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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Mann, Jessica – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Christian institutions are founded on a diverse set of historical and theological backgrounds and strive to integrate faith, learning, and living in a way that not only educates and develops students, but also responds to the Christian call of service. Community engagement, therefore, becomes a way for Christian institutions to achieve said…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Institutional Mission, Service Learning
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Tirres, Christopher D.; Schikore, Melanie C. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
This article explores the merits and challenges of a community partnership that was forged between a Religious Studies professor at DePaul University and the nonprofit Interfaith Community for Detained Immigrants (ICDI). Through this partnerhip, students in a Religious Studies class participated in a set of ICDI-related, half-day immersion…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Partnerships in Education, College Faculty, Immigrants
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Cioffi, Todd; Haggerty, Andrew F.; Bouman, Jeffrey P. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Equipping students for citizenship has always been a core element of American higher education. Amid financial distress, changing technology, and global interconnectivity, the project of equipping citizens is becoming increasingly disembodied. Embracing the notion that one's physical place matters, one application of an "embodied"…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Higher Education, Bachelors Degrees, Program Descriptions
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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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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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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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