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Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education In North America



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By Steve Pawluk, Gordon Bietz

ISBN: 0816326134 | 316 pages | Pacific Press Publishing Association | Copyright 2012

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The Seventh-day Adventist Church represents one of the largest denominational school systems in North America, with 837 elementary schools, 109 secondary schools and 15 colleges and universities.

This book aims to help educators and administrators

  • find strong inspiration, helpful answers, and new questions;
  • prompt new directions in conversations and planning sessions;
  • create a little cognitive dissonance that will lead to new insights and innovations;
  • and effect a deeper understanding of, and appreciation for, the essential unity and the healthy diversity that are found among and between the various Seventh-day Adventist institutions of higher learning.

Higher Education in North America

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The Seventh-day Adventist Church represents one of the largest denominational school systems in North America, with 837 elementary schools, 109 secondary schools and 15 colleges and universities.

This book aims to help educators and administrators

  • find strong inspiration, helpful answers, and new questions;
  • prompt new directions in conversations and planning sessions;
  • create a little cognitive dissonance that will lead to new insights and innovations;
  • and effect a deeper understanding of, and appreciation for, the essential unity and the healthy diversity that are found among and between the various Seventh-day Adventist institutions of higher learning.
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Pages 316
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Language ENG
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AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY:

Steve Pawluk


Steve Pawluk serves as the provost of La Sierra University in Riverside, California.  His perspectives on Seventh-day Adventist higher education have been sharpened by his work at La Sierra as well as by his experience as senior vice president for academic administration at Southern Adventist University and as professor of education and dean of the School of Education and Psychology at Walla Walla University.

Pawluk holds a doctorate of education from Montana State University, a master of arts in religion from Loma Linda University, and a bachelor's degree in theology from Loma Linda University, La Sierra. Pawluk was awarded a fellowship enabling him to participate in the Institute for Educational Management at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. 

 
AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY:

Gordon Bietz


Gordon Bietz serves as president of Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee.  Before becoming university president, Bietz served as president of the Georgia-Cumberland Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.  Bietz graduated from Andrews University with a doctor of ministry degree and a master of divinity degree.  He received a bachelor's degree in theology from La Sierra University. Bietz received a Merrill Fellowship from Harvard University and attended classes at Harvard Divinity School, Harvard Law School, and the J.F. Kennedy School of Government.