MAX Studios was able to interview several Catholic educators and supports of Catholic education at the Duc In Altum Summit in October 2023 at Catholic University of America in Washington D.C.
See what they had to say about the summit, Catholic education and the hope for the future generation.
What is the value of education today? Moreover, what is the value of a Catholic education? Monsignor James Shea, President of University of Mary in North Dakota, sits down with Dr. Chris Evans, Vice President of Academic Affairs for University of St. Thomas - Houston, to explore that very question.
They discuss their particular philosophies of education and how, despite current trends in higher education, both universities have found growth, reaching and surpassing their enrollment goals.
Finally, they discuss the important formation that happens in college and how it helps to prepare young adults for fruitful and fulfilling lives.
Elisabeth Sullivan wants to reignite a sense of wonder and mystery into the lives of the students she serves. As the Executive Director at the Institute for Catholic Liberal Education, that goal is achieved through the recovery of the Church's rich heritage in the formation of the whole person in the image of God. In this episode, Sullivan has a conversation with Dr. Richard Ludwick, president of the University of St Thomas-Houston, at the 12th Annual Napa Institute Conference in Napa Valley, California. They discuss the vision of a Catholic Liberal Education and the fruits of the work that has been done.
Monsignor James Shea is a dynamic Catholic priest who is calling Catholics back to the mission to share the Gospel in innovative and meaningful ways. President of the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota, Monsignor Shea has a conversation with Dr. Richard Ludwick, president of University of St. Thomas-Houston, at the 12th Annual Napa Institute Conference in Napa Valley California. They discuss the mission of a Catholic university, keeping that education affordable and all the reasons why students and parents across the country are seeking of University of Mary for Catholic higher education.