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Religious Minority Students in Higher Education

1st Edition

By Yoruba T. Mutakabbir, Tariqah A. Nuriddin


160 pages | 11 B/W Illus.

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The most recent addition to the Key Issues on Diverse College Students series bridges theory to practice in order to help student affairs and higher education professionals understand the needs and experiences of religious minorities on college campuses. Religious Minority Students in Higher Education explores existing literature and research on religious minorities on American college campuses, discusses the challenges and needs of religious minorities on campus, and provides best practices and recommendations. Providing a foundational, nuanced approach to religious minorities in the American college context, this important resource will help educators at colleges and universities promote religious pluralism and tolerance to support student learning outcomes and campus inclusion among students of diverse religious backgrounds.

Table of Contents

Series Editor Preface



Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Existing Research on Religious Minorities on College Campuses

Chapter 3: Assessment and Strategic Planning for Campus Religious Diversity

Chapter 4: Minority Faith in the Classroom

Chapter 5: Campus Environment and Accommodations

Chapter 6: Conclusion

Appendix A: U.S. Religious Knowledge Quiz by Angelo Pereira

Appendix B: Information Sheet Template

Appendix C: Interview Protocol

Appendix D: Actual Student Interview Transcript


About the Authors

Yoruba T. Mutakabbir is Assistant Professor of Higher Education at Texas Southern University, USA.

Tariqah A. Nuriddin is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Howard University, USA.

About the Series

Key Issues on Diverse College Students

This exciting new series, Diverse College Students: Promoting Student Success, offers practical and insightful recommendations to inform higher education practice. Based on solid research, this unique series is accessible to practitioners and scholars alike. Each book in the series will focus on the experiences, identities, challenges, and successes for various underrepresented student groups. Our overarching goal and vision for the series is to promote and support a pathway to student success for all students, providing professionals with resources on student groups traditionally marginalized in literature and practice.

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