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Catholic Identity Gives Liberal Arts Ed an Edge

Amid questions of the value of the liberal arts, the commitment of Catholic colleges and universities to provide an excellent education, rooted in the faith’s social and intellectual traditions, helps break down the disconnect between liberal education and career preparation.


Signs of Pressure, Signs of Peace

Although Catholic higher education is not immune to discussions of value, our sector has a strong history of adjusting itself to fit the times and maintain service to students.


ACCU Announcements

President announces retirement, assessing student understanding of Catholic mission, intercultural competence resources, and more.


Servant Leadership: Overcoming Organizational Blind Spots

To overcome blindness to operational realities, leadership must embrace a mindset focused on empowering the frontline.


We Are Jesuit Educated: New Marketing Video Highlights Network of 28 U.S. Jesuit Institutions

The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities has released a new video that offers a timeless overview of what Jesuit higher education looks like across the country.


President Tom Mengler: An Optimistic Eye to the Future

In this excerpt from the first installment of ACCU’s new blog on leadership, the president of St. Mary’s University in Texas talks about the distinction of the Marianist charism and why his vision for the future is so hopeful.


State Your Case: Understanding the Legal Protections Found in State Constitutions

Legal cases involving questions of religious freedom often focus on decisions interpreting the First Amendment. But all states have their own constitution and many provide even greater protections to the free exercise of religion.



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Campus Notes

Peace & Justice Initiatives

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