As educators in Jesuit Catholic colleges and universities, how do we engage with the pain and suffering, as well as the promising potential, of LGBTQ students in ways that move beyond tolerance to a full expression of cura personalis?
In an interview conducted by Julie Hanlon Rubio, John Padberg, S.J. recounts the history of Saint Louis University and in particular, SLU's role as a sanctuary of truth and justice.
Should we remain neutral in our courses or encourage students towards a certain perspective? Sandra Sullivan-Dunbar suggests that the Gospel helps us in our quest for truth and justice.
On behalf of more than 1,300 theologians in the United States, the Catholic Theological Society of American Board issued a statement against the immigration policies of the Trump Administration. Drawing from the Gospel and the values of Jesuit institutions, this document highlights the continual need for our schools to have difficult conversations about how to better protect and serve the most vulnerable in society.
Practicing open dialogue and deliberation at Regis University's Institute on the Common Good, Paul Alexander notes that Ignatian and Catholic grounding provide tools to reframe conversations in a powerful way.
Brian Norman, Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Diversity at Loyola University Maryland, shares the speech he gave to promote acceptance at the university when members of the Westboro Baptist Church protested LGBT students.
BC's Michael Serazio interviews Fordham University graduate Kiyun Kim. Kim talks about her photo series which documents the types of microagressions students of color experience on college campuses today.
College of the Holy Cross Associate Professor Justin Poché discusses how Jesuit universities in the South have dealth historically with issues of racism.
Turning back to our Ignatian charism, Michael P. Murphy writes about how our universities might cultivate a better sense of citizenship.