There were two main university reforms that influenced on the development and continuity of the University of Alcala in general way and of the College of Santas Justa y Rufina community College, well-known as the College of the Sevillians in specific way. The first reform was made between 1663 and 1666 by Garcia Medrano, who led the reorganization of smaller schools, possessions and constitutions. This reform did not affect in Santas Justa y Rufina community college. The second one was made by Pedro Díaz de Rojas in 1775, and was part of the university reform plan ordered by the King Carlos III for his possessions in Spain and the colonies. For University of Alcalá, this reform marked the beginning of its decline and disappearance. According to Enlightenment thinkers, the reasons that led to the decline of this Hispanic university felt upon the Society of Jesus due to they were trying to control all levels of education as well as the collegiate institutions itself which represented a corporatist soul. This statement had the purpose of distribute the government and management positions in civil and ecclesiastical institutions. In 1842, the colleges were closed and their assets were transferred to the Central University of Madrid.
|Título traducido de la contribución
|The university of alcalá and the college of sevillanos, the disappearance of a university
|Número de páginas
|Publicada - 2016
- Community College