“As you revise this, make it into a single paragraph. Make sure that first topic sentence covers all of those big ideas you explore further in the paragraph. Then, add important evidence (quotes, paraphrases or significant details) to support each of those big ideas. You’ll link those ideas with transitions.
So your first topic sentence could be revised to read something like this (I’ve bolded the big ideas):
In “Extravagantly Visionary Leadership,” Carroll describes the origins of Catholic colleges in the U.S. and in Minnesota, the challenges St. Catherine University faced at a time when societal roles and educational opportunities for women were limited, and the important leaders, like Sister Antonia McHugh, who ensured excellence there.
Then, take each of those ideas, make a claim sentence (you’ve already got these written in your summary) and give some specific evidence from the Carroll piece to support that claim. Last, say why that piece of evidence is important or what it means”