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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

April 2014
Containment or Engagement? The Shifting Role of Religion in Higher Education
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Santa Clara University
Being Open to Others
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Friday, April 25, 2014
Liverpool Hope University, UK
The Association of Catholic Institutes of Education (ACISE), Sectorial Group of the International Federation of Catholic Universities, will celebrate its 25th Colloquium at Liverpool Hope University from 23 to 25 April 2014. The theme of the conference, “Being Open to Others,” implies a broadening of the perspective of the conference from its concern with education only toward engage the other sectorial groups of IFCU (theology, philosophy, psychology, medical schools, and social and political sciences).

June 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS: Prosperity, Poverty, and the Purpose of Business
Sunday, June 1, 2014
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
Papers are now being accepted for the Ninth International Conference on Catholic Social Thought and Business Education, in Manilla, Philippines, February 26-28, 2015.

¡ADELANTE!: Engaging Latinos in Campus Ministry
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - Friday, June 6, 2014
University of Notre Dame, IN

This conference will explore how to successfully serve and engage Latino students on college campuses in Campus Ministry and in leadership roles. The conference will cover expenses for one campus minister and one student, but attendance is limited. To apply, please fill out the form available online. The application deadline is January 30, 2014.

Campus Ministry Leadership Institute, Session I
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - Sunday, June 8, 2014
John Carroll University, OH
Contact:    Christine Eberle
The Frank J. Lewis Institute for Campus Ministry Orientation
Monday, June 9, 2014 - Saturday, June 14, 2014
DeSales University - Center Valley, PA
Contact:    Maggie Riggins
The Mission Integration Institute: Catholic Higher Education Program
Monday, June 9, 2014 - Friday, June 13, 2014
University of San Diego, CA
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 1, 2014—enrollment is limited.

(619) 260-4585
ACCU Rome Seminar
Sunday, June 15, 2014 - Thursday, June 19, 2014
Rome, Italy
Contact:    Paula Moore
Introductory Archives Workshop for Religious Communities
Sunday, June 15, 2014 - Friday, June 20, 2014
Cenacle Retreat House, Ronkonkoma, NY
Sponsored by the Catholic Library Association. Registration closes on May 1, 2014.

Thomas Merton Conference
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - Sunday, June 22, 2014
St. Bonaventure University, NY
Friday, June 20, 2014 - Friday, June 27, 2014
College of the Holy Cross, MA
Campus Ministry Leadership Institute, Session II
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - Sunday, June 29, 2014
St. Mary's University, TX
Contact:    Angelle Hall
July 2014
College Theology Society Rome Seminar
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - Saturday, July 12, 2014
Rome, Italy
This seminar will offer professors of religion and theology a firsthand opportunity to explore the intellectual and spiritual legacy of the Catholic Church in Rome in order to enrich theological reflection in the U.S. context for the 21st century.

Contact:    Robert White
Institute for Administrators in Catholic Higher Education
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - Friday, July 11, 2014
Boston College, MA
2014 ASACCU Annual Conference
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - Friday, August 1, 2014
St. Mary's University, San Antonio, TX
September 2014
The Idea of a Catholic College: Charism, Curricula, and Community
Friday, September 19, 2014 - Saturday, September 20, 2014
King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Papers are now being accepted for this fall 2014 conference, which will examine such questions as: How can the essential ideas that animate Catholic colleges and universities best be expressed today? How should courses in philosophy and theology be conceived and structured in general education curricula? How do the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences serve and express the basic mission of Catholic higher education? Find more details on the conference web page.

Contact:    Dr. Bernard Prusak
(570) 208-5900 ext. 5689
January 2015
2015 ACCU Annual Meeting
Saturday, January 31, 2015 - Monday, February 2, 2015
Washington, DC

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June 2015
ACCU Rome Seminar
Monday, June 15, 2015 - Friday, June 19, 2015
Rome, Italy
Contact:    Paula Moore
July 2015
25th IFCU General Assembly
Monday, July 13, 2015 - Friday, July 17, 2015
Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
Theme: "Times Change, Values Don’t"

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