ERIC Number: EJ1005105
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Apr-8
Reference Count: N/A
Undocumented Students Ask Jesuit Higher Ed: "Just Us" or Justice?
Ryscavage, Richard; Canaris, Michael M.
New England Journal of Higher Education, Apr 2013
More than three-quarters of administrators, faculty and staff at Jesuit colleges agree or strongly agree that "admitting, enrolling, and supporting undocumented students fits with the mission of the institution." And yet 40% recently said there were no known programs or outreach to undocumented students of which they were aware. There is then an obvious disconnect between a theoretical "support" of these students and an informed and institutionalized approach on how best to serve them. "Immigration: Undocumented Students in Higher Education," a study led by Fairfield University, Loyola University Chicago and Santa Clara University, aimed to raise awareness of these issues and serve as a catalyst for further discussions both on policy in Washington, D.C., and across higher education--including beyond Jesuit and Catholic institutions. The researchers hope their study helped to amplify these students' stories and to analyze the nuances of their situation.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Church Related Colleges, Catholic Schools, College Planning, Institutional Mission, Undocumented Immigrants, Information Dissemination, Theory Practice Relationship
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: United States