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Winter Brings a Flurry of Regulatory Activity                                             

As the year winds down, various legal and regulatory proposals are poised to bring big changes to private higher education, many raising distinct concerns for Catholic colleges and universities.


President’s Letter: Who Will Fill Your Shoes?

Despite the urgency, many college and university leaders seem reluctant to attend to succession planning.


Catholic Colleges Organize Relief Efforts to Aid Victims of Hurricanes 

After massive hurricanes ripped across southern states and the Caribbean, Catholic campuses sprang into action, organizing fundraisers to support their brothers and sisters in need.


Purpose, Mission, and Vocation: The Foundation of a Catholic University Workplace Community

The key to meaningful work is not just having a strong and inspiring mission, but also consciously developing a culture in which people connect with that mission and with one another.


Bishops and Catholic Colleges: A Shared Effort Toward Dialogue and Witness 

In order to flourish, the relationship between a Catholic college or university and its bishop needs routine pathways of conversation and collaboration.


A Unique Opportunity in the Eternal City       

For more than 30 years, the Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas has welcomed students, professors, and administrators to Rome for study, dialogue, and a deeper understanding of the Holy See.


Stewarding the Earth at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine      

Following the Mercy tradition of caring for Earth, this college supports a broad cross-section of sustainability efforts, operating a farm, food pantry, and more.



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