ACCU Update Newsletter


The summer 2012 issue of Update is now available!

The new edition of Update rounds up the latest developments in the ongoing religious freedom discussions, takes a look at Catholic mission and values in university hiring, reviews the history of Catholic Social Teaching as a guide to the future, and much more. Read the new edition!


About Update

Update is a FREE quarterly electronic newsletter of the ACCU with distribution to over 4,000 subscribers. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, please e-mail Christy McKinney. Campus offices of public relations are encouraged to submit news items directly to Paula Moore.

News items submitted for Update should meet the following guidelines:

  1. Introduce our presidents, administrators and faculty to new or innovative activities and programs initiated by Catholic colleges and universities;
  2. Identify institutional initiatives for their significance to a national readership and for their contribution to the Church, the intellectual culture, and the common good;
  3. Inform member institutions about opportunities for participation in conversations and initiatives pertaining to Catholic higher education at the regional, national and international levels;
  4. Share the achievements, success stories and strategic planning efforts of member institutions in the areas of Catholic identity and institutional mission.
  5. Call attention to grant opportunities or to grants awarded which explicitly have as their purpose, intent, or outcome the enhancement of the Catholic character of one or more institutions.

Please observe the following 2012 deadlines for article submission:

Issue Date

Submission Deadline

Publication Date


February 23

March 15


May 25

June 15


August 24

September 14


November 16

December 14

News items may be submitted:
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