The Search for the “Right” College: An Overview of White Evangelical College Decision-Making with Implications for Practice
September 21, 2023 — Although white evangelicals have long been skeptical about non-sectarian higher education, the current climate in the United States necessitates a fresh look at possible sources of their beliefs. Edwards’s research seeks to understand how evangelical high school students navigate the college enrollment process in the current polarized climate.
The Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education KC Outstanding Spirituality Initiative Award is given annually to recognize programming that promotes students’ worldview development on a college campus.
Call for Proposals: Convergence International Conference on Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Identities
Convergence invites scholars, practitioners, chaplains, graduate students, policy makers, and others working, teaching, and researching in support of equity and inclusion for college students’ diverse religious, secular, and spiritual identities (RSSIs) to submit proposals for the second International Conference on Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Identities, being held digitally this summer, August 2-4, 2021. The theme for […]
Thursday, Jan. 28 – Joshua Patterson will discuss the the recent report “Humanities in American Life: Insights for Religious Studies” (American Academy of Arts and Sciences) and make connections with the current state of teaching about religion in higher education.
April 13, 2020 – Dr. J. Cody Nielsen, founder and director of Convergence, an organization focused on using policy, practice, and training to improve campus climates for religious, spiritual, and secular identities.
February 3, 2020 – Ryan Gardner shares about his efforts to advance more opportunities for students to engage with religious literacy on his campus.