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Online now: The spring 2020 issue (2.2 mb PDF)


Women Say Yes to Catholic Higher Ed
Despite obstacles stemming from both past and current challenges, women leaders find a home — and great rewards — at Catholic colleges and universities.


Five for Five
ACCU President Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, CM, announces a campaign to mark the five-year anniversary of Laudato Si’.


ACCU Announcements
A message about ACCU messaging; the latest edition of the Journal of Catholic Higher Education; and the association welcomes three new member institutions.


Catholic Colleges Credited for Community Engagement
More than 40 Catholic colleges and universities are the latest list of U.S. institutions with commendable efforts in community engagement.


Young Leaders Initiative Lives Up to Its Name
This year’s Catholic Social Ministry Gathering and its Young Leaders Initiative drew attendees from numerous Catholic institutions to the nation’s capital. Students and staff from the University of Dayton talk about their experience and their plans to employ what they learned in Washington back on campus.


Catholic Higher Ed Gathers to Learn and Interact
Senior officials from Catholic universities around the globe converged in early February for the 2020 ACCU Annual Meeting. Along with celebrations and socializing, participants explored sobering subjects like fiscal viability, the Church abuse crisis, and leadership development.


Mission in Motion: The Spirit of BVMs Continues to Thrive at Clarke University
In an effort to keep connected to the heritage of Clarke University’s founding congregation, Resident Assistants are partnered with a sister of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The result? Prayer Pals brings students and sisters together in friendship and faith.


Lay Faculty and the Renewal of Charism
St. Paul reminds us of the immediate and direct connection between charism and teaching. Read how one faculty member took that connection to heart and implemented a program to bring herself and her colleagues into closer contact with the institution’s charism, while also strengthening their teaching.


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