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Archive for the ‘Community and Culture’ Category

New Conceptions of Scholarship for a New Generation of Faculty Members

In her article, New Conceptions of Scholarship for a New Generation of Faculty Members, Mary Deane Sorcinelli discusses the impact of the work of Ernest Boyer, Scholarship Reconsidered, and many of its implications around the issue of tenure. It is suggested that there should be more flexibility around the process and timeline, and more efforts […]

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What Makes a University Catholic?

[HT Sandra Keating for sending the link to this article] “What Makes a University Catholic?” by John Garvey with response by Mark W. Roche explores “[t]he blueprint for building a Catholic university” and its complexity. Garvey presents a foundation as it was laid out by John Paul II in the apostolic constitution Ex corde ecclesiae. […]

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Critical Approaches to Women and Gender in Higher Education

Critical Approaches to Women and Gender in Higher Education by Pamela Eddy, Kelly Ward and Tehmina Khwaja, published just last month, raises several important issues relating to gender in higher education. The volume examines the impacts of gender on organizational leadership, faculty and staff, as well as limitations and concerns that impact female students. The chapters in this volume […]

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Catholic identity and the university

What is the intent of the core curriculum and mission? Are we as an institution trying to create community, retain current Catholics, evangelize, or inform the pedagogy of our instruction? Scholars and other Catholic institutions have written and spoken about the different choices for religious institutions in the face of a changing attitude towards religion […]

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Climate for Learning and Students’ Openness to Diversity and Challenge: A Critical Role for Faculty

In the most recent issue of the Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, the article, “Climate for Learning and Students’ Openness to Diversity and Challenge: A Critical Role for Faculty” describes the process and results of a study on the relationship between openness to diversity and challenge and the learning climate of higher education institutions. […]

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