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Arminio, Jan; Yamanaka, Aoi; Hassell-Goodman, Sharrell; Athanasiou, Janet; Hess, Richard M.; Quiles, Brandon – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Advocacy and activism have become frequent topics of recent research. In this study we sought to discover whether there are patterns of advocacy and to identify patterns so that advocates and activists might broaden their skills to increase effectiveness. Through engaging with 26 participants and using a conceptual framework of archetypes,…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Activism, Risk, Altruism
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Sanchez, Mabel E. – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Researchers have suggested that student group involvement during college is beneficial for students on various academic and psychosocial measures. Most research has not focused on how different student groups provide different environments and support that impact students' experience. This ethnography focuses on one Christian student organization…
Descriptors: Christianity, Student Organizations, Power Structure, College Students
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Byrne, Virginia L.; Higginbotham, Bridget L.; Donlan, Alice E.; Stewart, Terah J. – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Today's student activists leverage social media to bring campus-based protests to a wider audience and create a counterspace for discussing racism on campus. In this article, the authors present a novel case of social media activism in which students occupied an official university hashtag to raise awareness of racism on campus (i.e., an online…
Descriptors: Social Media, Activism, College Students, Racial Discrimination
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Mehrotra, Meeta; Zemba, Stephanie; Hoffman, Kristi – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Dating across religious lines is becoming more common in the United States, especially among young adults, suggesting greater acceptance of interfaith relationships. Although college is a place where young adults encounter diversity, little is known about students' attitudes toward interfaith dating. Thirty-seven students were divided into five…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Religion, Parent Attitudes, Parent Influence
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Reneau, Clint-Michael – Journal of College and Character, 2021
As the nation's personal, social, and political divides deepen and become more contentious, administrators, faculty, staff, and students face the challenge of navigating this division. Issues of human rights, free speech, and college and university policy converge with remarkable contention, leaving many higher education professionals believing…
Descriptors: Caring, Higher Education, Empathy, Stakeholders
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Mayhew, Matthew J.; Rockenbach, Alyssa N. – Journal of College and Character, 2021
The purpose of this article is to introduce the theory of interfaith learning and development to the scholarly community. Building on the work of others, the authors adopted an interdisciplinary, equity-oriented approach to developing the theory, which also serves as the basis for a framework intended to guide and inform interfaith practice.…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Spiritual Development, World Views, Student Attitudes
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Ching, Doris; Agbayani, Amefil – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Responses to our survey of national community and higher education Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders regarding personal and professional experiences with discrimination are consistent with other reports on AAPI challenges. The diverse AAPI community (6%) is the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States. We are optimistic…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, Racial Bias, Ethnic Groups
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Longman, Karen A. – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Over recent decades, the underrepresentation of women in higher education leadership has continued to be problematic, even as the majority of students at all degree levels (associate through doctorate) are women. Long-standing assumptions about the effectiveness of the "pipeline theory"--that as greater numbers of women assume…
Descriptors: Females, Leadership Training, Women Administrators, Women Faculty
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Lee, SuYeon; Parker, Louise; Power, Thomas – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Only a few studies have investigated how college students who have limited exposure to other cultures (i.e., no traveling experiences, little cross-cultural social interaction) understand and define culture. The current study was intended to capture college students' voices about culture. Three focus groups were conducted with undergraduate…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Cultural Awareness, Undergraduate Students, Racial Attitudes
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van Stee, Elena G.; Cadge, Wendy; Barton, Rebecca – Journal of College and Character, 2021
This article examines institutional approaches to multifaith chaplaincy across private institutions of higher education. Based on a pilot study of eight nonreligious colleges and universities, the authors identify a continuum of models for multifaith chaplaincy. At one end of this continuum, universities facilitate access for chaplaincy affiliates…
Descriptors: Clergy, Private Colleges, Models, Cultural Pluralism
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Hextrum, Kirsten – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Creating racially just campuses requires dismantling the cultural imperialism of Whiteness--how Whiteness becomes the norm to which all else is measured, compared, and excluded. Little is known about how Whiteness shapes the most prevalent athletic cultures: non-revenue teams. Using critical Whiteness studies and life-history interviews with 47…
Descriptors: Athletes, Whites, College Athletics, Competition
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Schmalzbauer, John – Journal of College and Character, 2021
What is the role of the chaplain on the 21st century campus? Comparing today's chaplains to their mid-century counterparts, this article presents findings from the National Study of Campus Ministries. Based on a 2006 survey of 1,659 campus religious professionals, it focuses on a subsample of 335 chaplains employed in private colleges and…
Descriptors: Clergy, Professional Identity, Role Perception, Campuses
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Stebleton, Michael J. – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Stories and storytelling provide meaning and build connections between individuals. Using various narrative frameworks developed in the medical and career development disciplines, the author makes the case that narrative approaches can be applied to higher education and student affairs contexts. The use and misuse of technology can serve as a…
Descriptors: Authors, Student Attitudes, Student Personnel Services, Study Abroad
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Cole, Darnell – Journal of College and Character, 2021
With a sample of 160 Muslim college students attending 34 historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), ordinary-least-squares regression analyses were conducted to examine students' sense of belonging and mattering. Conceptually grounded in the minoritized religious and spiritual campus climate framework (MRSCC), the findings indicated…
Descriptors: Muslims, College Students, Sense of Community, Black Colleges
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Roper, Larry D. – Journal of College and Character, 2020
Academic courses provide a vehicle through which students can gain knowledge, awareness, and skills to enact meaningful social change. Courses focused on social justice are particularly positioned to provide students with necessary social change competence. This article offers a case example of how a course on social justice can enhance student…
Descriptors: Social Change, Social Justice, Program Effectiveness, Organizational Change
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