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Catholic higher education : a culture in crisis

Author: Melanie M Morey; John J Piderit
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Catholic higher education in the United States is undergoing dramatic change, driven largely by the virtual disappearance of nuns, brothers and priests from Catholic university campuses. This book describes the current situation, offering suggestions for the recovery of the identity, culture and mission of such institutions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Morey, Melanie M.
Catholic higher education.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005023086
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie M Morey; John J Piderit
ISBN: 9780198041597 0198041594
OCLC Number: 427507472
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 450 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Context --
Introduction --
Mission and culture : an essential connection --
Models of Catholic universities --
Themes --
Faculty and students engaging the Catholic intellectual tradition --
The Catholic tradition : intellectual, moral, and social --
Student culture --
Religious activities --
Institutional culture --
Recommendations --
Cultural collapse and religious congregations of women --
Leadership and governance --
Policy packages --
Flourishing cultures.
Responsibility: Melanie M. Morey, John J. Piderit.

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