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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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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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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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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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Lewing, James Morgan – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Service-learning is an educational strategy that aligns with the mission of Christian higher education, yet requires the support of multiple constituencies in order to become institutionalized and fully sustained. Faculty members are central to the implementation of service-learning, and they are influential in the institutionalization process.…
Descriptors: Christianity, College Faculty, Service Learning, Institutional Mission
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Roso, Calvin G. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Service-learning (SL) is proven to have positive effects on student learning outcomes, critical thinking skills, student empathy, personal and interpersonal development, cultural awareness, and intrinsic motivation to study. Past studies on how SL is implemented have focused on either SL in the traditional classroom or the online classroom with…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Service Learning, Outcomes of Education
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Schreiner, Laurie A. – Christian Higher Education, 2018
This article presents the results of an analysis of recent survey data collected from CCCU students and alumni to address the research question, "To what extent are CCCU students and alumni significantly different from their counterparts in other types of universities, based on data collected through national surveys?" Survey data from…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Higher Education, Christianity, Religious Education
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Dougherty, Kevin D.; Dougherty, Ryan J. – Christian Higher Education, 2018
An increasing number of Christian colleges are adding football programs as a way to boost enrollment among men and ethnic minorities. No systematic study has attempted to measure these outcomes. We tested the relationship of football to percent male, percent non-White, and first-year retention at 125 U.S. colleges and universities affiliated with…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Athletes, College Athletics, Student Recruitment
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Dzubinski, Leanne – Christian Higher Education, 2018
An increasing number of published studies have drawn attention to gender disparities in various dimensions of Christian higher education. Although the majority of students on the campuses of member institutions of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) are women, and the percentage of women holding faculty and administrative…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Disproportionate Representation, Women Faculty
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M. O'Connor, Candy – Christian Higher Education, 2018
In the midst of numerous global uncertainties, leaders are expected to have the ability to articulate a compelling vision of a preferred future that energizes and engages followers. In fact, Kouzes and Posner (2009) have argued that "Being forward-looking--envisioning exciting possibilities and enlisting others in a shared view of the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Leadership, Leadership Styles, Christianity
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Dahlvig, Jolyn E.; Beers, Stephen – Christian Higher Education, 2018
U.S. higher education is under pressure to manage limited financial resources and increased expectations (Quintana & Hatch, 2017). As a sector within the 1,587 private, nonprofit institutions, the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities' (CCCU) 144 member and affiliate institutions mirror the challenges faced by the broader higher…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Services, Academic Support Services, Church Related Colleges, Christianity
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