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Read the fall 2019 issue (PDF; 2.7 MB)

Just in time for a new academic year, this issue of Update includes several new departments


Treatment With Purpose

As concerns over student mental health increase, Catholic colleges find solutions rooted in values.


President’s Letter


ACCU Announcements


Scholar and Future Saint: The Legacy of John Henry Newman

Although Catholic higher education has changed considerably since Newman’s time, his ideas continue to be relevant for today’s leaders.


Faith, Scholarship, and Catholic News

Catholic newspapers offer a unique resource on the faith and religious history, making the Catholic press an indispensable resource for teaching and scholarship.


 ‘Providence’ Guides Our Lady of the Lake University

In an effort to keep the gifts of its founders alive, Our Lady of the Lake University relies on a program that builds on staff, faculty, and administrators’ natural curiosity about religious life and invites them to help carry on the charism.


The Necessity of the Humanities at a Catholic University: A Theological Defense

If the humanities are going to thrive at Catholic colleges and universities, faculty and administrators must make the case that losing the humanities would do irreparable harm to the very idea of a Catholic institution.


News & Notes


Talking Points

Taking the Financial Temperature of Catholic Colleges



Upcoming Issue Deadlines

Please observe the following deadlines for article submission:

 Issue Date  Submission Deadline  Publication Date 
 Winter November 15 December 16
 Spring February 21, 2020 March 16
 Summer May 22 June 15
 Fall August 21 September 15


Update Fall 2019
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