Master of Arts in Higher Education (MAHE) Theses

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

First Advisor

Tim Herrmann

Second Advisor

Kelly Yordy

Third Advisor

Skip Trudeau


In pursuit of exploring student, staff, and faculty perceptions’ of the Life Together Covenant (LTC) at Taylor University, this qualitative study consisting of individual interviews with ten senior students, ten staff members, and ten faculty members, found that participants generally perceived the LTC as a guide or set of expectations to live cohesively at Taylor. However, outside of this unified purpose, the three participant groups’ perceptions and experiences of the LTC varied.