Toward Spiritual Assessment in Seventh-day Adventist Colleges and Universities
The author responds to Elder Folkenberg's 1997 Total Commitment document by highlighting tensions in higher education that should be addressed in the current interest in spiritual development and assessment. The article explores the distinct roles of scholars...
Town and Gown: Enhancing Relationship Between College and Community
Pacific Union College president Osborn discusses the importance of Seventh-day Adventist institutions of higher education making and keeping a growing, reciprocal relationship with the communities in which the exist.
Trustee and trusteeship of selected private universities and colleges in the United States of America and Canada
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare the demographics, responsibilities and role perceptions of board members in all Universities and Colleges of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada and the United States of America. The study dealt...
Understanding the Spiritual Development and Faith Experience of College and University Students on Adventist Campuses
In a presentation at the Adventist Higher Education Summit in 1997, Roger Dudley provides theory and practical examples of how to enhance faith development in youth.
What Alumni Can Do For Their School
This article from the JAE special higher education issue suggests what alumni can do to increase the viability of their alma mater.
What Do Seventh-Day Adventist Students Need to Know About Science?
This article from the JAE special science issue claims that Adventist science education has the responsibility to guide students into an understanding of the issues involved in the controversy being waged between modern science and the Bible. Adventist educational...
What is a Good Course Syllabus?
Why do you need a good course syllabus? A well-developed course syllabus should help both the instructor and the student. The structure and content of the syllabus will vary, depending on the nature of the course and the instructional activities preferred...
What Is the Special Character of an Adventist College or University?
Taylor discusses six key commitments of Adventist post-secondary education “around which the educational community can rally and in which important developments can take place.” In addition to discussing each commitment, the article provides recommendations...
Who's In Charge? Observations on Governance In Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education
Adventist historian Greenleaf shares keypoints in Adventist education history regarding issues of governance, and the relationship between church and school administration. The article strives to answer the question, "Will the weight of circumstances...
Why the Study of Religion Belongs in Adventist Graduate Programs
This article calls for a change to make religion courses a requirement for graduate students in Adventist schools. Currently many graduate programs do not require religion credits. In Loma Linda University, a proposal passed that requires graduate students...
Working Smarter, Not Harder - Administrative Leadership Styles in Adventist Colleges
This article shares the results of research conducted at the 1995 General Conference session in Utrecht, Holland, gathered from Adventist college and university presidents throughout the world field and provides a challenge to administrative excellence in...
You Can't Tell a School By Its Name
This article from the JAE special higher education issue asks what causes so many colleges and universities that began as Christian institutions to lose their identity. A survey of some possible practical, emotional, and philosophical contributing factors...