The ACCU calendar lists events taking place around the country with a focus on Catholic higher education. Included are both conferences sponsored by ACCU and those that are related to member campuses. To submit an event that may be of interest to Catholic higher education, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Association of Catholic Institutes of Education
Call for Papers: See http://www.neumann.edu/valueinquiry/.
The symposium will explore post-Vatican II changes and current activities in preserving and providing access to the archives of liturgical designers and artists, as well as engage scholars and students who use these resources
Designed around the theme, “The Many Hats of the Mission Officer,” the inaugural ACCU Mission Officer Institute will feature presentations, discussions, and activities that acknowledge the mission officer’s complex, multifaceted role within the Catholic university community, with a particular emphasis on the mission officer as formator, administrator, and catalyst.
Fr. Mark Pranaitis
(202) 457-0650 ext. 225
Designed for entry-level and mid-career professional administrators working in Catholic higher education. Deepen your knowledge and understanding of Catholic higher education and contemporary moral issues. Register by April 15, 2015— enrollment is limited.
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is hosting the 25th General Assembly of the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU), 13–17 July 2015 in Melbourne, Australia, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the establishment of ACU.
The theme of the IFCU 25th General Assembly is “Times change. Values endure." Over five days, delegates will discuss, analyse, and reflect on the challenges Catholic universities face in today’s ever-changing world. We look forward to an engaging, rich, and relevant exchange of ideas that will impact the way we manage change, while keeping true to the values and ethos of Catholic higher education.
Aligned to the IFCU 25th General Assembly will be a series of satellite events held in Melbourne, which ACU is also hosting, including:
- AUSJAL General Assembly on 6-7 July 2015
- Jesuit Higher Education Conference on 7-10 July 2015
- Presidents’ Roundtable on 11-12 July 2015, focusing on the theme of internationalisation
A reexamination of the secular principles of academic freedom, and a discussion of how a theological understanding might build on and further develop it. Call for papers now open.