Jesuit Education 21

Jesuit Education 21
Conference on the Proceedings on the Future of Jesuit Higher Education
Edited by Martin R. Tripole, S.J.
Saint Joseph University Press, $70, 544 pp.

The volume at hand is the record of a conference held at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, June 25-29, 1999. Eighty-three authors (mostly Jesuits) delivered talks or made comments on everything from the traditional ratio studiorum of Jesuit education to MBA degrees and student life. As a tour d’horizon of the voices of Jesuit education in the United States, this volume is fascinating, indispensable, and inconclusive. I hope it...

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Dennis O’Brien, former president of the University of Rochester, is a longtime contributor to Commonweal.