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Catholic higher education in North America international survey on the specific function of Catholic colleges and universities today : reports by John P. Morgan

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Published by I.F.C.U. in Paris .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Catholic universities and colleges -- Canada -- History.,
  • Catholic universities and colleges -- United States -- History.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesInternational survey on the specific function of Catholic colleges and universities today
Statementby John P. Morgan, Canada, and Alice Gallin, USA.
ContributionsGallin, Alice., International Federation of Catholic Universities.
The Physical Object
Pagination76 p. ;
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16588538M

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