Catholic Higher Education in the 1960s

Issues of Identity, Issues of Governance

Anthony J. Dosen, DePaul University, Chicago

A volume in the series: Research on Religion and Education. Editor(s): Larry Burton, Andrews University. Anthony J. Dosen, DePaul University, Chicago.

Published 2009

Catholic Higher Education in the 1960s is a series of cases that describes and analyzes the transitions made by representative Catholic institutions in their attempts to update their governance structures and maintain their Catholic identity in the midst of the post-Vatican II era. This book will be of interest to historians of education and Catholic education; to administrators and faculty in Catholic schools and in other religious-based institutions that seek to understand the dynamic of balancing their religious identity with their attempts at “reading the signs of the times.”

Acknowledgements. Introduction. Series Introduction. 1 A Context for Understanding Identity in Catholic Higher Education in the 1960s. 2 Catholic Higher Education in the United States: A Historical Context. 3 Webster College: Child of the Sixties or Prophetic Voice. 4 St. Louis University: From Catholic Frontier College to Catholic Urban University. 5 God, Country, Notre Dame. 6 In the Shadow of the Golden Dome: St. Mary’s Story. 7 The Trials of Being Biggest: St. John’s University. 8 DePaul University: Diverse and/or Catholic. 9 Identity and Governance in Catholic Higher Education: Lessons Learned. 10 Catholic Higher Education: Some Final Reflections