IDEALS Publications and Conferences

PUBLICATIONS

Emerging Interfaith Trends

Emerging Interfaith Trends is the first release of IDEALS findings, and provides an overview of the initial survey administered to first-year students as they started college. This report provides insights into students’ behaviors and perspectives on interfaith engagement prior to college and outlines recommendations for higher education professionals to better meet their needs.

Emerging Interfaith Trends Narrative Reports

The Emerging Interfaith Trends Narrative Reports examine the perspectives of incoming first-year students across different worldview categories.

Incoming Evangelical Students
Incoming Muslim Students
Incoming Atheist Students
Incoming Catholic Students
Incoming Jewish Students
Incoming Black Protestant Students

CONFERENCES

2017 NASPA Conference in San Antonio, Texas

“Interfaith Expectations and Attitudes of First-year Students: Insights for Fostering a More Pluralistic Campus Climate”

Rebecca Crandall, The Ohio State University
Laura Dahl, The Ohio State University
Matthew Mayhew, The Ohio State University
Alyssa Rockenbach, North Carolina State University
J.T. Snipes, Interfaith Youth Core
Matt Starcke, North Carolina State University

2017 ACPA Conference in Columbus, Ohio

“LGB Intersections with Interfaith: A Ready Opportunity”

Benjamin Correia-Harker, Interfaith Youth Core
Rebecca Crandall, The Ohio State University
Matthew Mayhew, The Ohio State University
Shauna Morin, North Carolina State University
Ashley Staples, The Ohio State University

2017 NetVUE Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina

Plenary Session: “A Call to Cooperation: How College Shapes Students’ Diversity Attitudes, Values, and Commitments”

Matthew J. Mayhew, The Ohio State University
Alyssa N. Rockenbach, North Carolina State University

2017 Jon C. Dalton Institute on College Student Values in Tallahassee, Florida

Keynote Lecture: “Building Inclusive Community by Bridging Worldview Differences:
A Call to Action from the Interfaith Diversity Experiences and Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS)”

Alyssa N. Rockenbach, North Carolina State University