January 30, 2009
Atheist Students on Campus: From Misconceptions to Inclusion
People who follow trends in higher education are aware of a renewed emphasis on religious plurality and spirituality on college campuses. But all the articles, conferences, and campus activities surrounding religion and spirituality rarely, if at all, acknowledge one group: students who are atheists. If colleges are to be truly inclusive, they should embrace atheist perspectives as well.
According to a study by the Higher Education Research Institute, "The Spiritual Life of College