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A simple, clear introduction to higher education from a Christian perspective for the adult student.
More and more adults are seeking to develop themselves and improve their professional opportunities by completing a college degree. Whether business professionals, salespersons, nurses, parents, or persons engaged in any other profession, many working adults recognize the value of furthering their education. And more and more universities are providing special degree tracks for such non-traditional students.
This book is designed to help all of those who are "reconsidering college" to understand the value of adult education and explain some ways that such an education can be distinctively Christian. It addresses important topics for the Christian adult student, such as:
About the Author
RICK OSTRANDER was recently named Vice President for Academic Affairs & Professional Programs at the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU). He has previously served as provost at Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, Michigan and Academic Dean at John Brown University, Siloam Springs, Arkansas, where he oversaw the First-Year Seminar and the University Core Curriculum. He holds a PhD in American History from the University of Notre Dame. His most recent book, Why College Matters to God: An Introduction to the Christian College, is one of the leading texts used by Christian college and universities for first-year seminars and new faculty orientations.