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  Loyola College in Maryland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Loyola College in Maryland, formerly Loyola College, is a private, coeducational university in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, affiliated with the Society of Jesus and the Roman Catholic Church.
Founded in 1852 by Father John Early and eight other members of the Society of Jesus, Loyola College in Maryland is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.
Loyola College is the first college in the United States to bear the name of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, and is the ninth oldest among the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges and universities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Loyola_College_in_Maryland   (538 words)

  
 Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities or AJCU is an American voluntary service organization based in Washington, D.C. whose mission is to serve its member institutions, the 28 colleges and universities in the United States administered by the Society of Jesus.
Although each institution is legally autonomous under their own boards of trustees and separately chartered by their respective states, the 28 schools and two associate member institutions are bonded together by their common Jesuit ideals, and engage in a number of collaborative projects.
Categories: Jesuit universities and colleges in the United States
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Association_of_Jesuit_Colleges_and_Universities   (150 words)

  
 -- Beliefnet.com
Jesuit educators, known for their dual emphasis on academics and social justice, are gearing up to set a new standard for the way colleges wield clout on Wall Street.
The endowments of the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges and universities are valued at approximately $6.4 billion in aggregate.
The nation's 220 Roman Catholic colleges and universities aren't necessarily apt to follow where their Jesuit brethren lead on the investment front, according to Michael James, vice president of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.
www.beliefnet.com /story/166/story_16621_1.html   (996 words)

  
 UH -Top Education Stories - Gulf Coast colleges ask for more aid
Members from both the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities joined with other higher-education lobbyists this weekend to send a letter to Congress requesting the hefty grant.
The association contends that while the administration's $227 million proposal will give assistance to many displaced students, it does not offer the help they believe is necessary for reviving the 15 Gulf Coast institutions damaged in the hurricane.
Universities need funds not only for restoring buildings damaged by the hurricane and paying faculty salaries, but also for incentive grants to ensure that students and faculty will return after the universities reopen, the letter said.
www.uh.edu /ednews/2005/dtexan/200509/20050920katrina.html   (463 words)

  
 Marquette University | Ignatian Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) is a national voluntary service organization whose mission is to serve its member institutions: the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, which are bonded together by a common heritage, vision and purpose, and engage in a number of collaborative projects.
This site explores the Jesuit philosophy and its central tenets through a collection of resources that underscore the call to human excellence through a rigorous education that challenges the student to develop all of his or her talents to the fullest.
Like Jesuits worldwide, Wisconsin Province Jesuits are devoted to accompanying others to Christ while cultivating and living a faith in which the promotion of justice is an absolute requirement.
www.marquette.edu /umi/resources/jesuit.shtml   (442 words)

  
 AJCU Virtual Reference Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The AJCU Virtual Reference Service is committed to providing high quality online reference service to students, faculty, and staff of all the participating Jesuit institutions.
Each participating Jesuit institution is required to contribute a certain number of librarian hours (determined by the size of the institution).
The AJCU Virtual Reference Service was created in order to provide a new method of delivering reference services to the clientele of the participating Jesuit institutions.
www.library.georgetown.edu /ajcu_vr   (1935 words)

  
 Santa Clara University - Press Release
Paul Locatelli, S.J., president of Santa Clara University, is chairman of the board of the 28-member Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.
College administrators and academic organizations have worked for years, in public and private, to prevent such regulations.
The new rules state that a university president should be a Catholic who professes fidelity to the faith, and that ``to the extent possible'' a majority of trustees and faculty members should be Catholics as well.
www.scu.edu /news/releases/release.cfm?month=1199&story=bishops   (762 words)

  
 From Madness to Hope ... the continuing legacy of the martyrs
Charles Currie, SJ, is the president of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities in Washington, D.C. Though I never met the martyrs, they are very real to me in their courage and commitment to justice.
McGovern knew four of the Jesuits from working with them on human rights and education issues while he was an aide to Rep. Joe Moakley (D-Mass., on left), sponsor of a current amendment to cut SOA funding.
On Jesuit college and university campuses, the anniversaries remind us of the men and women who tried to be voices for the voiceless and power for the powerless.
www.companysj.com /v171/madness.html   (1167 words)

  
 Jesuit Education
Saint Peter’s is part of the Association of Jesuit College’s and Universities.
Saint Peter's College, founded in 1872, is a Jesuit, Catholic coeducational, liberal arts college in an urban setting which seeks to develop the whole person in preparation for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service in a diverse and global society.
The Jesuits served as a preaching, teaching, and missionary society, actively promoting the Counter-Reformation, and by the time of Ignatius's death in 1556 their efforts were already worldwide.
www.spc.edu /about/jesuit.shtml   (434 words)

  
 US Jesuit Conference - Who are the Jesuits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Association of Southeast and East Asian Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASEACCU)
Information on the AJCU, the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities: an umbrella organization for the twenty-eight institutions of higher education which share a Jesuit Tradition.
Among the Universities sponsored by the Jesuits in the United States, there are 14 Jesuit Law Schools.
www.jesuit.org /sections/sub.asp?SECTION_ID=192&SUBSECTION_ID=246   (687 words)

  
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WASHINGTON, DC (January 27, 2004)- Jesuit college and university students from around the country gathered in the nation's capital for the annual March for Life on January 22, the 31st anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling in Roe v.
In addition to participating in the march, Jesuit college and university students attended masses at Georgetown University and Catholic University, and visited the U.S. Holocaust Museum before returning to their institutions.
"We are very proud of our Jesuit college and university students who have come to Washington to celebrate the value of human life and to be a voice for the innocent unborn," said Rev. Charles L. Currie, S.J., president of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.
216.181.21.96 /tier.aspx?bid=184   (391 words)

  
 US Jesuit Conference
The Society of Jesus was founded in 1540 by St. Ignatius Loyola, a Basque nobleman and soldier, who found God in all things.
Today there are over 20,000 Jesuits serving the Church in 112 nations on six continents.
U.S. Jesuit Conference • 1616 P St., NW • Suite 300 • Washington, D.C.
www.jesuit.org   (98 words)

  
 World-Wide Web Resources - Colleges and Universities
Schools, Colleges, and Libraries, from the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES): Database of public schools, private schools, colleges, universities, and public libraries in the United States and its territories.
The Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities (AIKCU), represents 19 private colleges in the Commonwealth.
Committee on Institutional Cooperation, academic consortium of the Big Ten universities and the University of Chicago, with programs and activities that encompass nearly all aspects of university activity.
www.uky.edu /Subject/colleges.html   (792 words)

  
 Fairfield University :: DiMenna-Nyselius Library :: Jesuit Library Passport
Though each institution is separately chartered by the state and is legally autonomous under its own board of trustees, the 28 schools are bonded together by a common heritage, vision and purpose, and engage in a number of collaborative projects.
AJCU Libraries agree to extend direct, reciprocal, in-person borrowing privileges to AJCU faculty from member colleges and universities.
AJCU faculty requesting direct borrowing privileges must obtain the A JCU Direct Reciprocal Library Borrowers form at the Circulation Desk at the home library.
www.fairfield.edu /x13744.xml   (733 words)

  
 The Chronicle: Information Technology: May 12, 2000
Boston College, Fordham, and the University of San Francisco plan to create online versions of some of their graduate courses on parochial-school administration, to be offered to students at other Jesuit graduate schools.
Jesuit colleges hold strongly to the liberal-arts tradition, Mr.
The four Jesuit colleges that chose not to participate in JesuitNET either don't offer many adult-education courses or felt that online education was not a priority for them, says Mr.
chronicle.com /free/v46/i36/36a04501.htm   (1582 words)

  
 Xavier University Library: About the Library: Consortia
The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) is a national voluntary service organization whose mission is to serve its member institutions: the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States.
Though each institution is separately chartered by the state and is legally autonomous under its own board of trustees, the 28 schools are bonded together by a common heritage, vision and purpose.
OhioLINK, the Ohio Library and Information Network, is a consortium of Ohio's college and university libraries and the State Library of Ohio.
www.xu.edu /library/consortia.cfm   (191 words)

  
 Draft AJCU-ComConf Bylaws   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
All Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States which have degrees, programs and concentrations in the communication disciplines shall be eligible for membership.
Normally the delegation of each eligible unit of the college or university consists of the chairperson and/or other(s) the chair delegates.
The Communication Conference is one of the conferences of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/avp/cas/comm/ajcu-comconf97/wp-mphaley-bylaws.html   (490 words)

  
 Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
In December 2000, the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) received a $1,225,000 Congressional grant to create a center for competency-based distance learning.
Depending on Jesuit faculty and institution preferences, the resulting course(s) could be offered for undergraduate/graduate credit and/or noncredit to both on-campus students and the general public, including the 1.5 million Jesuit alumni.
This initiative should take advantage of any existing associations Jesuit institutions have with cultural and educational organizations in their cities or elsewhere.
www.jesuit.net /congressdoc.htm   (1056 words)

  
 AAUP Press Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Washington, D.C. -Delegates to the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Annual Meeting passed a resolution on Saturday, June 10, urging American Catholic bishops to implement the Vatican document, Ex Corde Ecclesiae, in a manner consistent with the basic principles of academic freedom and institutional autonomy within American higher education.
The Association's Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure, at its November 7, 1999 meeting, expressed "its deep concern and substantial reservations" about the draft implementation document for Ex Corde Ecclesiae then shortly to be considered by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops.
The American Association of University Professors is a nonprofit charitable and educational organization that supports and defends the principles of academic freedom and tenure and promotes policies to ensure academic due process.
www.aaup.org /newsroom/press/2000/pram20e.htm   (229 words)

  
 Library Deans' Conference Bylaws
This organization shall be known as the Conference of Library Deans (hereinafter “the Conference”) of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU).
Individuals such as Deputy or Associate Deans of the main or central library or library system, who have the authority to make commitments for their institutional libraries, may serve as the designated representative of a Dean, when he/she is unable to participate in meetings or other activities of the Conference.
Directors of specialized Jesuit institutional libraries, such as Law and Medicine, Chief Information Officers, and other Jesuit library staff members may participate in meetings, discussion lists, and other activities of the Conference and may serve as members of committees, task forces, and other special groups of the Conference.
academic.uofs.edu /organization/ajcu/bylaws.html   (922 words)

  
 Nominations Sought for Jesuit Book Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In 1979 Alpha Sigma Nu established and endowed the National Jesuit Book Award to recognize outstanding publishing achievements by faculty and administrators of the 28 U.S. Jesuit colleges and universities.
All full or part-time faculty, administrators or those with emeritus status at one of the 28 Jesuit colleges or universities who has published a book during 1996, 1997 or 1998 are eligible for the award.
The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities conducts the review and selection process based on content, style, scholarship and effectiveness of presentation.
www.slu.edu /publications/gc/v5-5/news_14.shtml   (305 words)

  
 Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Executive Summary of the 2004-2005 AJCU Fact Files is now available on our "Publications" page.
Jesuit College and University Teams Qualify for NCAA Tournament and the National Invitation Tournament
The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) is a national voluntary organization whose mission is to serve its member institutions, the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities, and its associate members, the two theological centers, in the United States.
www.ajcunet.edu   (161 words)

  
 University of San Francisco Theology Professor’s Book Wins National Jesuit Alpha Sigma Nu Award - Catholic Online
The awards are sponsored jointly by Alpha Sigma Nu and the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.
City, Church and Jesuit Urban Strategy (Loyola Press, 1997) and Visual Complex Analysis (Clarendon Press [Oxford University Press], 1997) by Tristan Needham, professor of mathematics and associate dean for sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences.
The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) and Alpha Sigma Nu (ASN) established the National Jesuit Book Awards in 1979 to recognize outstanding contributions and achievement in the sciences and humanities by faculty and administrators of the 28 U.S. Jesuit colleges and universities.
www.catholic.org /prwire/headline.php?ID=40   (599 words)

  
 Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities - World Food Day USA
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities - World Food Day USA
AJCU is a national voluntary organization whose mission is to serve its member institutions, the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities, and its associate members, the two theological centers, in the United States
Though each institution is separately chartered and is legally autonomous under its own board of trustees, the institutions are bonded together by a common heritage, vision and purpose.
www.worldfooddayusa.org /CMS/2951/8574.aspx   (81 words)

  
 Jesuit Mission and Identity -- Internet Resources
The Conference on Mission and Identity sponsored by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU), brings together persons working on mission and identity issues at the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States.
The "Jesuit Tradition" at St. Joseph's by Charles L. Currie, SJ, former rector of the Jesuit Community at St. Joseph's and currently, the president of the AJCU
The Jesuits: The Society of Jesus in the United States, compiled with assistance of the Jesuit Conference, Washington, DC
www.luc.edu /jesuit/identity.html   (483 words)

  
 University Installs 32nd President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The celebration also recognized the University’s partner in education, its laboratory and its classroom: the city of New York, which Father McShane described as a city of hope, glory, dreams and, sometimes, despair.
In its Jesuit tradition, Fordham has graduated men and women with conscience, compassion and commitment to the cause of the human family, said Father McShane, who pledged to continue this tradition.
He commended the University for producing so many graduates who devote their lives to public service, citing several high-level members of his own administration who are Fordham graduates.
www.fordham.edu /Campus_Resources/Public_Affairs/Inside_Fordham/Inside_Fordham_Archi/November_2003/News/University_Installs_   (701 words)

  
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The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (“AASCU”) is a leading higher education association that represents more than 400 state colleges and universities across the United States and in Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands.
Amicus, the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (“AJCU”) is a voluntary federation of the 28 Jesuit institutions of higher education in the United States.
Formed in 1970, AJCU seeks to: improve the educational effectiveness of the institutions; articulate the mission and characteristics of Jesuit higher education and implement them in policy and practice; collaborate with national and international organizations; provide an educational forum for the exchange of experiences; and help members participate in federal and other national programs.
www.nsba.org /site/docs/8800/8712.doc?DocTypeID=4&TrackID=   (7279 words)

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