Catholic Colleges and Universities in the United States: A Historical Overview

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University_of_Notre_Dame_Golden_Dome The University of Notre Dame.

It seems that the question about the Catholic identity in Catholic higher education is once again in the news. According to the National Catholic Register, the University of Notre Dame is currently reviewing its core curriculum requirements and is considering decreasing the number of required theology credits for undergraduates. (For those of you who may not be familiar with the phrase core curriculum, it usually refers to the general liberal arts requirements that all students are required to take, regardless of major or program.)

The discussion about potential curriculum changes at Notre Dame has brought the conversation about Catholic identity in Catholic universities into the limelight once again. In light of this, we at Daily Theology have decided to run an impromptu Shark Week titled “”What is, or should be, Catholic Higher Education?” Starting Monday several of our contributors will offer their insights on this…

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