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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


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October 2015
New Faces, New Voices, New Ways of Being Church  
Saturday, October 24, 2015 - All Day
Dominican University, IL

Explore what's on the horizon for the American Catholic Church. Registration now open!

The Holocaust and Nostra Aetate: Toward a Greater Understanding  
Sunday, October 25, 2015 - Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Seton Hill University, PA
Transcending Orthodoxies: Academic Freedom in Religiously Affiliated Universities  
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - Sunday, November 1, 2015
University of Notre Dame, IN

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.

November 2015
Still Guests in Our Own House? Women and the Church since Vatican II  
Friday, November 6, 2015 - Saturday, November 7, 2015
Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago will mark the 50th anniversary of the conclusion of Vatican II with a public symposium that explores how women's lives across the globe have changed since the Council, and how these changes have affected the Church.

World Congress: "Educating Today and Tomorrow. A Renewing Passion"
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - Saturday, November 21, 2015
Rome, Italy

The Congregation for Catholic Education is preparing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Declaration Gravissimum Educationis and the 25th anniversary of the Apostolic Constitution Ex corde Ecclesiae. Within this context, the Dicastery is organizing  "Educating Today and Tomorrow. A Renewing Passion," which will take place in the Paul VI Audience Hall at the Vatican and at Castel Gandolfo. This Congress aims to give voice to the different stakeholders actively engaged in Catholic education in the various social and geographical contexts.

National Catholic Collegiate Conference  
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - Saturday, November 21, 2015
Indianapolis, IN

Sponsored by the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry and the National Catholic Young Adult Ministry Association (NCYAMA), this conference will draw young adults around the theme, "Here I am, Lord."

January 2016
2016 ACCU Annual Meeting  
Saturday, January 30, 2016 - Monday, February 1, 2016
Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Washington, DC

Join us to explore "Word & Witness: Celebrating the Charisms of Catholic Higher Education"


July 2016
ASACCU 2016 National Conference  
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - Thursday, July 21, 2016
St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI

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