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Affenito, Sandra G., Judy Artz, and Vivian Carlson. “Mercy Mission and Transformative Change: Evaluation of a Revised Governance Structure.” Journal of Catholic Higher Education 33, no. 1 (Winter 2014): 75–91. http://www.jche.journals.villanova.edu/index.

Burns, Helen Marie, R.S.M. “Reflections on Sponsorship: One Congregation's Perspective.” In Sponsorship in the U.S: Theory and Praxis. Edited by Smith, Rosemary, S.C., Brown, Warren, O.M.I. and Reynolds, Nancy, S.P., 1–16.

Butler, Josetta, R.S.M., and Claudette Dwyer. That in Our Work the Church May Grow: A Report on the Overseas Education Program, 1959-1979. Chicago: Privately published, 1980.

Carlow Roundtable 2007 Proceedings. Pittsburgh, PA: The Carlow University Press, 2007. http://www.carlow.edu/carlow_roundtable_proceedings.aspx.

Carlow Roundtable 2008 Proceedings. Pittsburgh, PA: The Carlow University Press, 2008. http://www.carlow.edu/carlow_roundtable_proceedings.aspx.

Carney, Sheila, R.S.M. “The Conference for Mercy Higher Education: One Congregation's Choice for Preserving Its Charism.” Journal of Catholic Higher Education 29, no. 1 (2010): 101–112. http://www.jche.journals.villanova.edu/index.

Conference for Mercy Higher Education. “Catholic Identity in Mercy: Core Statements about the Identity and Purposes of Institutions of Higher Education Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy” (1993; 2010). http://www.mercyhighered.org/identity.html.

_______. Life within the Stream of Mercy: Mission Development for Administration and Faculty. With the assistance of Jayme Hennessy, Helen Marie Burns, R.S.M., Leona Misto, R.S.M., Susan Sanders, R.S.M., Moya Dittmeier, and Martin Larrey. Privately published, n.d. [2009?].

_______. “Sponsorship: Board Talking Points” (2007). http://www.mercyhighered.org/identity.html.

Farley, Margaret, R.S.M. “Wisdom, Dignity, and Justice: Higher Education as a Work of Mercy.” Gwynedd-Mercy College, June 15, 2006. http://www.mercyhighered.org/identity.html.

________. “Wisdom, Dignity, and Justice: Higher Education as a Work of Mercy.” Abridged.  The MAST Journal 16. No. 2 (2006): 3–8.

O'Neill, Mary Aquin, R.S.M. “The Role of Higher Education in the Mission of the Sisters of Mercy and of the Catholic Church.” Address to the Board of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education, October 02, 2008. http://www.mercyhighered.org/identity.html.

Reynolds, Mary, R.S.M. “Catherine the Educator” (2010). 

——— . “Root Values of Mercy Education.” Cairns, Queensland, Australia, March 2014.

Sanders, Susan, R.S.M. “Charisms, Congregational Sponsors, and Catholic Higher Education.” Journal of Catholic Higher Education 21, no. 1 (2010): 3–18. http://www.accunet.org/i4a/pages/index.cjm?pageid=3801.

Sanders, Susan, R.S.M., and Joy Clough, R.S.M. “Centers and Institutes for the 'Resource-Challenged' Catholic University.” Journal of Catholic Higher Education 30, no. 2 (2011): 221–238. http://www.accunet.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3801.

Sanders, Susan, R.S.M., and Michael O'Keeffe. “Being a University, Being Catholic, and Being in 'Good Standing' - The Catholic Identity Issue.” The MAST Journal 16, no. 2 (2006): 56–61.

Snyder, Mary H., Alice Edwards, and Richard W. McCarthy. “At the Intersection of Catholic and Mercy: There's an Elephant in the Room.” Journal of Catholic Higher Education 33, no. 1 (Winter 2014): 63–74. http://www.accunet.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3801.

Stevens, Maryanne, R.S.M. “Mercy Higher Education: Culture and Characteristics” (2004). http://www.mercyhighered.org/identity.html.

Sullivan, Mary C., R.S.M. “Catherine McAuley and the Characteristics of Mercy Higher Education.” The MAST Journal 16, no. 2 (2006): 18–26.

Weigert, Kathleen M. “Emerging Themes for Catholic Higher Education.” The MAST Journal 6, no. 1 (Fall 1995): 20–28.

Also consider:

Donnelly, Marie Michele, R.S.M., Lisa Fontenelli, Patricia Koch, and Ray Shea. “Trusteeship as a Path to Mercy-Core Mission and Service Learning.” The MAST Journal 18, no. 2 (2008): 38.

Gottemoeller, Doris, R.S.M. “Higher Education and the 'Enduring Concerns' of the Sisters of Mercy.” The MAST Journal 6, no. 1 (1995): 33–36.

Sproles, Karyn, Elizabeth McClintock, and Christopher Meaner. “Setting a Mercy Curriculum in Motion: The First-Year Learning Community as Campus-wide Collaboration.” Journal of Catholic Higher Education 33, no. 1 (Winter 2014): 33–45. http://www.accunet.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3801.