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UST Summer Seminar 2007

UST Summer Seminar 2007

 Business Education at Catholic Universities:
The Role of Mission-Driven Business Schools 
University of St. Thomas
Saint Paul, Minnesota
July 9-11, 2007

In preparation for the Seventh International Conference on Catholic Social Thought and Management Education to be held at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana from June 11-13, 2008, 30 representatives from 16 Catholic business schools met at UST to discuss the role of mission-driven business education at Catholic universities.  Through presentations and open discussions, the participants from these partner schools examined such themes as the nature and challenges of Catholic universities and of their business schools, the role of the Catholic intellectual and social tradition within business education and the essential elements of a Catholic business education.  The following papers were presented at the seminar.   


Business Education at Catholic Universities: An Exploration of the Role of Mission-Driven Business, Michael Naughton with Thomas Bausch, John Fontana and Ernest Pierucci

The Catholic University, the College and the Church, Don Briel

A Leadership Perspective on Catholic Business Education, Andre Delbecq

The Door to a Deeper Beholding: The Open Narrative, Fr. John Haughey, S.J.

Challenges Bringing CST to a Catholic Business School, Charles M. A. Clark

Sacramental Identification, Steve Cortright 


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