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Understanding The Impact Of State & Federal Aid On The Catholic Identity Of Colleges And Universities In New York State, Fernando Ontiveros Apr 2017

Understanding The Impact Of State & Federal Aid On The Catholic Identity Of Colleges And Universities In New York State, Fernando Ontiveros

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There are close to 200 institutions of higher education in the US that claim a Catholic identity. The degrees to which the values and attitudes proclaimed by this identity are actually experienced by students on campus varies widely across the country. One of the defining influences on the institutional history and leadership composition of many colleges and universities founded by religious orders has been the availability of governmental monetary support, in particular during the last five decades. Federal and state laws regarding the use of public funds to support higher education at institutions with a religious affiliation have prompted changes ...