Member News

Catholic colleges and universities are making news! ACCU offers a sample of recent news stories featuring its member campuses—demonstrating the breadth and depth of Catholic higher education.

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9/17/2016 Iowa's Catholic Colleges Unite in New Partnership (The Gazette)
9/8/2016 Rebutting the College Rankings (University Business)
9/7/2016 Undocumented Students Find a Home at Saint Peter's University (
9/2/2016 Georgetown’s Plan Spurs Hopes for a Shift in How Universities Confront Ties to Slavery (Chronicle of Higher Ed)
9/1/2016 A Debt-Free College for Students Who Struggle Most
9/2016 Do We Need Priests to Run Catholic Colleges? (U.S. Catholic)
8/29/2016 Silver Lake College Kicks Off Work College (The Herald Times Reporter)
8/12/2016 Campaign Promise of 'Debt-Free' College Comes with Cost, Some Say (Catholic News Service)
8/11/2016 Catholic Universities Ranked Top for Student Satisfaction (The Tablet)
8/10/2016 Cop Turned College Dean: Why Police Need to Hit the Books Before Hitting the Streets (The Washington Post)
7/16/2016 Sister Mary Reap: President of Elms College in Chicopee Helps 'Shape the Future' (MassLive)
7/7/2016 Manor Student Learns 'Impossible Was Possible,' Wins Scholarships, Avoids College Debt (Philly News)
7/1/2016 Outreach to Vietnam: Niagara University Benefits from a Relationship That Builds on Global Education (University Business)
6/28/2016 Marywood-based program gets $15.3 million to educate sisters in Africa (The Times-Tribune)
6/16/2016 College of New Rochelle looks to keep identity with first fully coed class on the way (Westfair Communications)
6/14/2016 Moving to Make Amends, Georgetown President Meets With Descendant of Slaves (The New York Times)
6/3/2016 How this women's college got its first academic building in 50 years (The Washington Post)
6/1/2016 Catholic school students learn STEM fields in a hands-on way (Catholic News Service)
5/25/2016 Want the 'Francis effect'? Try saying your sorry...and mean it (Crux)
5/19/2016 Providence College graduates overcome challenges in pursuit of degrees (Rhode Island Catholic)
5/16/2016 Biden, Boehner stress common good at Notre Dame (Crux)
5/162016 Catholic campuses give culture wars a different twist (The Christian Science Monitor)
5/12/2016 Catholics Reach Out to Help Fort McMurray Victims (National Catholic Register)
5/12/2016 Human rights degree equips students for world ahead (Catholic News Service)
5/11/2016 Education Undersecretary: freedom to seek truth together (Vatican Radio)
5/8/2016 How one university goes to great lengths to evaluate -- and win over -- star applicants (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
5/3/2016 University of Dayton Stretches Out Presidential Transition (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
4/29/2016 Cabrini College set to become a university this summer (
4/21/2016 Catholic Business School Gets a $47 Million Investment (National Review)
4/13/2016 Thomas Aquinas College attorneys file brief in Supreme Court case (Ventura County Star)
4/7/2016 Villanova basketball team's strength is its humility, chaplain says (Catholic Courier)
3/29/2016 Niagara University President Discusses Higher Education with Catholic Cardinal in Vietnam (
3/19/2016 Seattle University program hopes to foster a more civil society, one student at a time (The Seattle Times)
3/2/2016 The People's College: St. Paul's College celebrates 90th anniversary with new book (The Manitoban)
2/26/2016 Students Learn to Live Like Refugees (PA Homepage)
2/19/2016 'Pope Francis VIPs' gather in El Paso to welcome Pope to U.S.-Mexico border (Catholic News Service)
2/9/2016 Loyola University students fight to fund scholarships for undocumented kids (Fox News Latino)
2/5/2016 Poet Wendell Berry bequeaths farming legacy to small Catholic college (Religion News Service)
2/1/2016 Answering the call to teach in urban Catholic schools (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
2/1/2016 Interfaith Encounters: Living as a Muslim at a Catholic college (America)
1/29/2016 Impromptu "Turnpike Mass" catches media's attention (Our Sunday Visitor)
1/16/2016 From MLK to Ferguson: Catholic identity and the struggle for racial justice (National Catholic Reporter)
1/9/2016 Amid ISIS News, Islamic Studies, Arabic Education Increasingly Popular on College Campuses (International Business Times)
2015 News  
11/20/2015 Catholic school students can get scholarship to attend Carlow University (Trib Live)
11/19/2015 Canadian universities offer refugees a fresh start (The Globe and Mail)
11/17/2015 College of New Rochelle considers Coeducation (Inside Higher Ed)
11/13/2015 The War on Campus Sexual Assault Goes Digital (The New York Times)
11/12/2015 Small colleges must carefully change to survive (
11/4/2015 Universities' enrollments trending up  (Miami Today)
10/25/2015 Perkins Loan Program needlessly endangered (The Times-Tribune)
10/16/2015 St. Mary's College embraces the pope's message on the environment (Contra Costa Times)
10/12/2015 Why My College Cut Tuition in Half - Rosemont College (The Dallas Morning News)
10/7/2015 Mount Marty University Focuses on Strengths to Boost Enrollment (Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan)
10/5/2015 It's Not a Game: Future Secretaries Must Respect Higher Education's Complexity (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
9/28/2015 Private colleges offer scholarships to undocumented students - Holy Cross College (South Bend Tribune)
9/28/2015 Pope Makes Unscheduled Visit to St. Joseph's (Inside Higher Ed)
9/23/2015 Colleges Prepare for Papal Visit (Inside Higher Ed)
9/21/2015 College presidents in statement back pope's leadership on climate change (
9/20/2015 Notre Dame to reduce carbon footprint after pope's plea (Crux)
9/18/2015 Catholic higher-ed leaders pledge to wrap Francis' environmental concerns into their mission (National Catholic Reporter)
9/13/2015 College Scorecard Sandbags Equity in Higher Education (Huffington Post)
9/9/2015 A Prescription for More Black Doctors - St. Xavier, New Orleans (New York Times Magazine)
9/8/2015 At Catholic Colleges Closest to DC's Papal Visit, Leaders Size Up The 'Francis Effect' (
8/29/2015 Catholic college fosters religious pluralism - St. Mary's College CA (San Diego Jewish World)
8/24/2015 Eleven Catholic colleges among Sierra Club's 'cool schools' (National Catholic Reporter)
8/21/2015 College of St. Scholastica increases Arizona presence via new partnership (The Arizona Sun)
8/20/2015 New Georgian Court pres aims to boost enrollment (
8/17/2015 How to fix the college debt crisis (Boston Globe)
8/14/2015 Providence College: The Best Men's Sports Program in US Per Capita (
8/10/2015 Aid That Grows with Tuition (Inside Higher Ed)
8/8/2015 50 years later: Briar Cliff alumni look back at historic change to co-ed campus (
8/7/2015 Colleges graduates to the future - Canisius College develops  new strategies (Buffalo Business First)
8/6/2015 Gilbert celebrates opening of first university (East Valley Tribune)
8/5/2015 College students bring support for Clean Power Plan to Congress (National Catholic Reporter)
7/2015 How One President Manages Change and Gets People on Board (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
7/23/2015 Why black lives matter -- Fontbonne U. president (The St. Louis American)
7/20/2015 Change at a Jesuit college -- profile of Linda M. LeMura (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
7/15/2015 Summer unemployment reality -- adjuncts at St. Mary's College of CA  (Inside Higher Ed)
7/13/2015 Emerging from a tragic, battered childhood, hope in a college future (
7/7/2015 Out of the Red: Dr. Maryanne Stevens has led College of St. Mary from struggling to thriving (Omaha Magazine)
7/7/2015 Famous Catholic, 'Irish' university ready to grow (The Irish News)
7/2/2015 Minimum wage hike (Inside Higher Ed)
7/1/2015 Marygrove reverses trend on raising tuition (The Detroit News)
6/2015 The university and the city: a model for success (University Business)
6/29/2015 Hybrid options replace weekend courses at Alverno College
6/10/2015 Hoosier colleges sign transfer deal
6/8/2015 Architect students design altar for Pope Francis
6/5/2015 Tuition freeze at St. John's University
6/5/2015 Georgetown Will Sell Holdings in Coal Companies
5/28/2015 Duquesne Increases Minimum Wage to $16 an Hour (Inside Higher Ed)
05/26/2015 Duquesne receives $2M alternative and clean energy funding (University Business)
05/18/2015 Program Helps Students Navigate the Unfamiliar Terrain of College (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
05/12/2015 Loyola Chicago to open junior college (National Catholic Reporter)
05/04/2015 New Director of Center for International Higher Education to Redirect Its Focus, and Other News About People (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
05/04/2015 What Catholics can teach America about polarized politics (Religion News Service)
05/01/2015 Making Your Career a Vocation, Not Simply a Job (Huff Post College)
04/26/2015 At the 11th hour, colleges get creative to entice students (StarTribune)
04/26/2015 A remarkable turnaround at Regis College (The Boston Globe)
04/24/2015 Encyclical on environment stimulates hope among academics and activists (National Catholic Reporter)
04/23/2015 Holy Cross project tries to answer:  What is Catholicism?  (Crux Covering all things Catholic)
04/21/2015 Holy Cross College Students Offer Friendship at the Margins (Today's Catholic News)
04/13/2015 Kelly:  Journey to Creighton University presidency took Jesuit around the world (
4/10/2015 Georgian Court University appoints first male president (USA Today)
03/21/2015 No merger, but St. Bonaventure and Hilbert officials say talks 'made us better stewards' (The Buffalo News)
03/2015 How an Elite Women's College Lost Its Base and Found Its Mission (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
03/16/2015 Boston College Seeks to Give Others Pause in the Overhaul of Scholarships (The New York Times)
03/13/2015 Forging the Pews to Minister to the Big East's Benches (New York Times)
03/13/2015 What Happens When a College Tells Students What They'll Pay for All 4 Years(The Chronicle of Higher Education)
03/05/2015 Expanding the Audience for Holocaust Lessons (The Jewish Week)
3/02/2015 Catholic college launches social work program, related scholarship (The Catholic Sun)
2/20/2015 Muslim Scholar, Looking to ‘Speak the Truth,’ Teaches About Holocaust and Islam (The New York Times)
2/20/2015 Religious - College Leaders Reflect on 'Calling' in Today's Academe (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
2/17/2015 First female president named to 152-year-old university (Philadelphia Business Journal)
2/11/2015 Cabrini college hosts day-long forum to end human trafficking (Catholic philly)
2/11/2015 Madonna University names first lay president (Detroit Free Press)
2/11/2015 Georgian Court president Sister Rosemary to retire (
2/06/2015 Catholic college students urge Congress to back immigration policies (Catholic Sentinel)
2/04/2015 Holy Cross project shows the many faces of Catholic culture (News Telegram)
2/02/2015 Catholic college presidents urged to tap into, inspire students' faith (Catholic Sentinel)
2/01/2015 Teacher Regulations Worthy of George Orwell (Huffington Post)
1/30/2015 Catholic schools locally, nationally have ‘done much good’ (Idaho Statesman)
1/29/2015 Conference Circuit: Catholic Higher Education Leaders Think Big (Associations Now)
1/27/2015 Religious Profession Class of 2014 Highly Educated (America magazine)
1/26/2015 A Cold Day in the Life of the Homeless (WNEP News Station)
1/17/2015 The Sitdown: Christine Wiseman, president of St. Xavier University (Chicago Sun Times)
1/15/2015 Intersession Solitude (Inside Higher Ed)
1/10/2015 Cabrini joins the ranks of SAT-optional colleges (


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