About

Mission

GOALS: Reflect critically on issues facing higher education; Promote a rich diversity while affirming a supportive organizational integrity; Create openings in the walls that separate persons from one another; Encourage interdisciplinary inquiry that integrates practical and intellectual perspectives; and Challenge ourselves, families, and higher education to develop persons who are prepared to play a constructive role in a rapidly changing world…CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

History

Our commitment to higher education “without sectarian or ideological bias,” has never changed though our name has: The National Council of Schools of Religion (1922-1924), The National Council on Religion in Higher Education (1924-1962), Society for Religion in Higher Education (1962-1973), Society for Values in Higher Education (SVHE) (1973-present). In 1921, Charles Foster Kent…CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

Leadership

2017-2018 Executive CommitteePresident: Allen Dunn— Department head and Professor of English at the University of Tennessee.
Vice-President : Fiona Tolhurst, Associate professor of English at Florida Gulf Coast University is the author of two books on medieval Arthurian literature: Geoffery of Monmouth and the Translation of Female Kingship.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

About the annual summer meeting (conference):

Once called “The Week of Work,” SVHE was and is unlike many of the “alphabet soup” academic gatherings. Papers in progress are presented in various interdisciplinary seminars and in the Call for Papers (CFP) working groups, where each receives thoughtful and constructive response from participants. Plenary sessions give opportunity for coherent exploration of a thematic focus, with ample time as well for discussion with speakers. Although most Fellows are professionally involved with matters of higher education, many are from other ways of being… CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

View SVHE Fellows Meetings from 1924-present HERE

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Office

Society for Values in Higher Education
c/o Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd #8020
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1041

Phone: 270-745-2907

Fax: 270-745-5374

[email protected]

 

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