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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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Ng, Peter Tze Ming – Christian Higher Education, 2018
This article focuses on the history of Christian higher education in China as a case study, building upon the work of scholars who have been seeking to better understand the identity and distinguishing marks of Christian higher education in a variety of settings worldwide. Although there had been 13 Christian colleges and universities in China…
Descriptors: Christianity, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Graham McMinn, Lisa – Christian Higher Education, 2018
What does it look like to cultivate a community in right relationship with God? In taking the focus off individual members and placing it on the community itself, we recognize that the whole of a university is greater than the sum of its parts, and that individual parts are repeatedly and continually shaped and defined by the whole. Being in right…
Descriptors: Christianity, Spiritual Development, Biblical Literature, Religious Education
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Long, D. Stephen – Christian Higher Education, 2018
What does it mean to be a community in right relation with each other? That question, as well as a partial answer found in Taylor University's Life Together Covenant, still bear the marks of Wesleyan evangelical convictions. Exploring those convictions shines light for us on why this question and Taylor's covenant matter for Taylor University and,…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Religious Factors, Beliefs
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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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Kaul, Corina R.; Hardin, Kimberly A.; Beaujean, A. Alexander – Christian Higher Education, 2017
Concern regarding the secularization of Christian higher education has prompted researchers to investigate the extent that faith and learning is integrated at a faculty level and what factors might predict faculty integration (Lyon, Beaty, Parker, & Mencken, 2005). This research attempted to replicate Lyon et al.'s (2005) logistic regression…
Descriptors: Prediction, College Faculty, Christianity, Church Related Colleges
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Conn, Steven M. – Christian Higher Education, 2017
Using hierarchical multiple regression analysis, this study examined the factors that contribute to the variation in students' subjective perceptions of the value of their tuition dollars. This study utilized data on 6,322 undergraduate students from 11 institutions in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) who completed the…
Descriptors: Tuition, Multiple Regression Analysis, College Admission, Questionnaires
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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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van Crombrugge, Hans; Debusschere, Ruben – Christian Higher Education, 2017
In European higher education, talent-oriented or strength-based education is emerging as a new discourse surrounding the practice of educating for the professional workplace. This approach stresses the role of the personal in the professional, and consequently that personal development and personal flourishing are integral to the professional…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Christianity, Talent, Individual Development
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Broer, Nico A.; Hoogland, Jan; van der Stoep, Jan – Christian Higher Education, 2017
The process of global modernization has reached a new phase. In many parts of the world, societies have become so complex that the logic that characterized first modernity no longer works. Simultaneously, societies are confronted by huge and complex side effects of modern rationality, such as climate change, migration influx, global inequality,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Higher Education, Christianity
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Hanesová, Dana; Hanes, Pavel – Christian Higher Education, 2017
To understand the concept of "Christian vocation" within the context of higher education in a postcommunist society, reflection on its communist and postcommunist history is necessary. Thus, the authors first present an analysis of Eastern Europe's Marxist past, specifically focusing on the external and internal impact of that past on…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Christianity, Vocational Education, Social Systems
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Erwich, René; van der Stoep, Jan – Christian Higher Education, 2017
Christians are called to be a witness to the coming of the Kingdom of God and to cultivate practices in which peace and justice may flourish. In order to serve God in their daily work, Christians are faced with situations that cause both hope and despair. In this article, we explore what the concept of hope means for the education of Christian…
Descriptors: Christianity, Professional Personnel, Resilience (Psychology), Psychological Patterns
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