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Christian mission to educate in the changed Indian political climate

9 May 2019

Christian mission to educate in the changed Indian political climate

There are sixty Anglican colleges and universities in India where the rights of “religious and linguistic minorities to establish and administer educational institutions of their choice” has been protected by the constitution since Independence. Post the 2014 general elections, however, these minority colleges have come increasingly under assault. The Revd Dr Valson Thampu, former president of the pre-eminent Saint Stephen’s College in Delhi, which Mahatma Gandhi made home when he visited Delhi in the early years of India’s struggle for freedom, has been an outspoken advocate for the independence of minority colleges. CUAC's General Secretary Canon Callaway noted, "Valson was chaplain, besides being Vice Principal and Head, Dept. of English, at Saint Stephen’s College in 1997 at CUAC’s first Triennial, which he organized, attended and chaired. Despite daily pillorying in the press, I find him a powerfully focused leader of calm conviction. Now retired to his native Kerala, his prophetic voice remains clarion."

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Anglican college reaches around the world

21 May 2018

Anglican college reaches around the world

When a premier college is filling a major vacancy, they always say they will have a far-reaching search.

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India Chapter Meeting held in February at Bishop Heber College

13 March 2018

India Chapter Meeting held in February at Bishop Heber College

On February 16 & 17 2018 at Bishop Heber College, in the state of Tiruchirappalli, India, Dr. D. Paul Dhayabaran, Principal, Bishop Heber College welcomed member participants and invited guests to the India Chapter meeting of Colleges and Universities of Anglican Communion (CUAC).

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Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes Announces Joseph R. Swimmer as Executive Director

13 March 2018

Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes Announces Joseph R. Swimmer as Executive Director

At the Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes in San Antonio, Texas the organization’s Board of Directors announced it has called Joseph R. Swimmer as the Consortium’s new Executive Director.

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Occasional Papers on Faith in Higher Education

28 February 2018

Occasional Papers on Faith in Higher Education

The Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion (CUAC), a global network of Anglican-affiliated tertiary schools, announces the 3rd issue of Occasional Papers on Faith in Higher Education “Occasional Papers”.

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