President's Committee on Religious, Spiritual and Nonreligious Diversity
Mission/Statement of Purpose
The President's Committee on Religious, Spiritual, and Nonreligious Diversity exists to help everyone on campus - from all religious, spiritual, and nonreligious perspectives - to see themselves as valuable members of the K-State family.
The Committee provides support to students, staff, faculty, and administrators who request it, engages in programming, and actively allies with other diversity and belonging campus committees.
The committee reports to Dr. Be Stoney, Interim Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.
Chair: Beverley Earles, administration
Rohan Amare, graduate student
Elena Aronson, graduate student
Manreet Bhullar, Olathe
Raiya Ebini, faculty
Brandon Haddock, staff
Cliff Hight, faculty
Courtney Hochman-Keith, alumni representative
Daniel Ireton, Hale Library
Rana Johnson, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
Prakash Kumar Jha, associate scientist
Debra Marseline, Salina
Molly McGaughey, staff
Aliah Mestrovich Seay, extension specialist
Wurrie Njadoe, K-State Athletics
Janelle Rieger, Student Life
Amelia Richter, undergraduate student
Julie Rowe, Salina
Kevin Santos Flores, DMSA
Andrew Thompson, staff
Christian Watkins, ECM advisor
Stefan Yates, President's Office
David Yetter, faculty
How to Contact the President's Committee on Religious, Spiritual, and Nonreligious Diversity
Email Beverley Earles, Chair, email@example.com
Religious Holidays Calendar (pdf)
Office of Student Life Absence Verification for request of exemption (religious) from class attendance.
Suggested Campus Resources
Registered Student Organizations (will need to select “Religious”)
Powwow - A Guide for Non-Native/Non-Indigenous Spectators
Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Religious Directory
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Lindholm, J. A. (2014). The quest for meaning and wholeness: Spirituality and religious connections in the lives of college faculty. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Nash, R. J. (2001). Religious pluralism in the academy: Opening the dialogue. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.
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Parks, S. D. (2000). Big questions, worthy dreams: Mentoring young adults in their search for meaning, purpose, and faith. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.