Professional Development & Research
Christian Higher Education Research Council
Approval Process for Research Requests
Request to Conduct Research Form
As Christian colleges and universities seek to meet the challenges of a changing cultural and political landscape, it is crucial that they are guided by sound research. Individually, many of the institutions of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities perform regular and reliable internal research. As a collaborative association, however, Christian colleges and universities are missing an opportunity to benefit collectively from a coordinated and integrated approach to research. Moreover, CCCU institutions and the Council’s leadership in Washington, D.C. need more complete and empirical data with which to construct a compelling narrative about the benefits and value of Christian education. The Christian Higher Education Research Council is being established to meet those needs.
The Christian Higher Education Research Council will guide the CCCU and its institutions in conducting, interpreting, and disseminating research that fosters institutional improvement and supports an accurate and compelling narrative regarding Christian higher education in the U.S. Specifically, the Council will:
The Council will consist of 6-8 members from key positions at CCCU institutions, all of whom have significant experience and expertise in Christian higher education research. Proposed members include: