Advance Magazine Fall 2015

The Advance is the magazine of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities. Published in the spring and fall of each year, the Advance covers the news and people of Christ-centered higher education.

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Fall 2015 FEATURES

Page 33Diversity, Inclusion and The Christian Academy
By Morgan C. Feddes

Page 33I Was In Prison and You Educated Me
By Katie Thompson

Page 33Scholarship Reconsidered: An Academic Classic Revisited
By Drew Moser & Cynthia Wells

Page 33Leading and Learning Abroad
By Elaina Loveland

Page 33Filling The Gap for First-Generation Students
By Morgan C. Feddes & Jo Kadlecek

Page 33Inside Out & Student Mental Health
By Brian Upton, Nathan Herring, Jennie Conrad, Heather Allen, Deana Trefry, & Jennifer Park


From the President
By Shirley V. Hoogstra


From the Editor
By Morgan C. Feddes

Around the Council
The news of the CCCU offices

On the Shelf
What your peers are reading

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From Capitol Hill
By Shapri D. LoMaglio

BestSemester: Reflection
By Calvin Taylor

On Academics
By Rick Ostrander




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