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We must recognize that there are LGBTQ students on our campuses and outside activists are interested because they want your school to make changes.  We need to be proactive and  learn to navigate this challenge by discussing our experiences with each other. 

APU’s LGBTQ Crisis

Tracing Steps to APU’s LGBTQ Crisis Azusa Pacific University (APU), a major evangelical school in Southern California, was assaulted this month with headlines like these: “Queering Azusa Pacific University,” “Azusa Pacific Okays Gay Romance (But Not Sex and Marriage)” “Professor: Azusa Pacific Is Losing ‘God First.’” And, with coverage in Christianity Today, the 700 Club, […]

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Spiritually Accountable Colleges Assessment Project

Spiritually Accountable Colleges Assessment Project

Christian colleges founded with offering plate money have shown a disturbing ability to drift away from the purposes for which so many had previously sacrificed. Aren’t administrators that lead a Christian institution away from Kingdom purposes guilty of grand larceny? When schools lose their Christ-centered purposes, we should be indignant. Aren’t you? There are some […]

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Dr. Ron Kroll, Director of the ABHE Commission on Accreditation

ABHE and the Spiritually Accountable Colleges Assessment Project: An Interview with Dr. Ron Kroll

Just as colleges are required to make public their consumer outcomes (e.g., graduation rate, retention rate, employment rate), we believe Christian colleges should also make public their spiritual outcomes. Having proposed this to the ABHE Commission on accreditation, we are thrilled to see that at their annual conference in February, ABHE members will be voting […]

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The upcoming TRACS conference will be October 25–27, 2017 in Orlando.

Conference Profile: Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS)

The Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) is recognized by both the United States Department of Education (USDOE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as a national institutional accrediting agency for Christian post-secondary institutions, colleges, universities, and seminaries. The TRACS conference is drawing near.  The following table provides stats and other useful […]

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North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals (NACCAP)

Last Updated: May 2018 1.  Upcoming Conference Date, Location, Airport June 5–8, 2018 Trinity Western University – Langley, British Columbia, Canada YVR (Vancouver International Airport) 2.  Mission (purpose, niche) NACCAP exists to provide professional development, support and encouragement for Christian College, Graduate School and Seminary admissions personnel and High School guidance counselors across North America. […]

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ABACC Conference Profile

Association of Business Administrators of Christian Colleges (ABACC Conference Profile)

The ABACC conference provides professional development, networking, and support for Christian higher education business and finance officers. Being a specialized conference, you would not want to send a wide variety of staff members here. But, it is almost essential to send business officers because of the unique opportunity for them to receive high quality professional […]

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