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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  John P. Carroll  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1943 in Chicago, Illinois


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Illinois Connection

Carroll was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

James Carroll was raised in Washington, D.C., and ordained to the Catholic priesthood in 1969. He served as a chaplain at Boston University from 1969 to 1974, then left the priesthood to become a writer. A distinguishedscholar-in-residence at Suffolk University, he is a columnist for the Boston Globe and a regular contributor to the Daily Beast.James Carroll was raised in Washington, D.C., and ordained to the Catholic priesthood in 1969. He served as a chaplain at Boston University from 1969 to 1974, then left the priesthood to become a writer. A distinguishedscholar-in-residence at Suffolk University, he is a columnist for the Boston Globe and a regular contributor to the Daily Beast.


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Advancing equity and diversity in student affairs :
ISBN: 9781681237640. OCLC Number: 984512082

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This Festschrift has a dual purpose: (a) highlight how student affairs has grown as a field of practice in response to the growth of student diversity on college campuses, and (b) honor the remarkable career of Melvin C. Terrell. As one of the unique contributions to higher education attributed to the United States, the practice of student affairs has played a significant role in supporting students as access to college has broadened. In turn, key principles of practice had to evolve to appropriately take into consideration diverse student development theory and needs. The span of Melvin C. Terrell's legendary accomplishments neatly aligned with the professional evolution of student affairs. Each of the chapters in this Festschrift artfully straddle the dual purpose of this volume. Researchers, practitioners, and key decision-makers will equally be empowered to employ the lessons and approaches informed by the evolution of student affairs over the past 30 years. Presents cutting edge and thought-provoking chapters on the evolution of student affairs practice shaped by the diversification of the student body and practitioners ; Contributions from some of the best minds and practitioners in the field ; Includes curated chapters that capture advancements in student affairs practice informed by equity and diversity, while honoring the unique contribution of Melvin C. Terrell to the field--Provided by publisher.

The Columbia anthology of British poetry
ISBN: 0231101805. OCLC Number: 31662214

Columbia University Press,. .

A compendium of British verse from Old and Middle English to the present, including the best work of poets from every corner of the British Isles, this work offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive single volume available. Unencumbered by extensive notes that divert attention from the spirit of the verse, this book allows the readers to discover the poems for themselves.