1st Edition

Religious Minority Students in Higher Education

ISBN 9781138820845
Published February 1, 2016 by Routledge
174 Pages 11 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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


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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.