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2015 Institute Reading Materials

According to Scheduled Programming at the Institute

* 2014 Binder.pdf
2015 Binder Coming Soon!

Monday, July 13

Opening Address - Catholic Higher Education: A Conversation with Presidents- Rev. William Leahy, SJ, President, Boston College, Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, CM, President, DePaul University and Dr. Mary Pat Seurkamp, President Emerita, College of Notre Dame of Maryland

  • Yanikoski, R. A. (2010). Catholic higher education: The untold story. Origins, 39(36), 588-594.

Tuesday, July 14

The Catholic Church and Higher Education- Dr. Michael Galligan-Stierle, President, ACCU

  • McCloskey, P., O.F.M. (1989). The Roman curia: How the church is run. Cincinnati, OH: St. Anthony Messenger.


Administration as Vocation- Dr. Cynthia Zane, President, Hilbert College


Small Group Session I -Dr. James Trainer, Villanova University


Teaching Catholic Social Justice- Dr. Patrick McCormick, Chair and Professor of Religious Studies, Gonzaga University

  • McCormick, P. (2008). Catholic social teaching & the Catholic intellectual tradition: Teaching Catholic social justice.




Wednesday, July 15

The Catholic Intellectual Tradition: An Ongoing Conversation at Boston College- Rev. Gregory Kalscheur, S.J., Associate Professor, Boston College Law School

* Healthy Secularity.pdf
Healthy Secularity and the Task of the Catholic University
* C21 - Catholic Intellectual Tradition.pdf
Boston College C21 Resources: Spring 2013: Exploring the Catholic Intellectual Tradition


Increasing Faculty Knowledge and Understanding of Mission

Spirituality, Religion, and the College Student Experience - Dr. Sandra Estanek - Professor, Graduate Education and Leadership, Canisius College and Dr. Michael James, Lecturer, Lynch School of Education, Boston College




Thursday, July 16

Promoting a Culture of Mission on Campus- Dr. Tom Reynolds - Vice President for Mission, Regis University 

  • James, M. (2014) “Mission Matters: The Mission Leader—An Innovative Strategy in Catholic Higher Education.” Introduction to A Mission Officer Handbook: Advancing Catholic Identity and University Mission. (9-12)
  • Trainor, S. L. (2006). A delicate balance: The Catholic college in America. Change, 38(2), 14-21.
  • Sectarian Catholicism [Editorial]. (2009, May 11). America, 200, 11.
* Introduction - Mission Officer Handbook.pdf.pdf
Mission Matters: The Mission Leader


Small Group Session II- Dr. Sandra Estanek, Canisius College


Managing and Leading the Mission- Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, C.M. President, DePaul University

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