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Student Desire for On-campus Worship Facilities at Montclair State University

Abstract

***** 1: Introduction

Statement of Problem

***** Questions

***** ***** Study

Chapter 2: Methodology

Literature Review

***** Design

***** of Participants

Instrumentation

Limitations or Assumptions

Data Processing and Analysis

Chapter 3: Proposed Conclusions

Abstract

The primary purpose of this study is to examine the residential students at ***** St*****e *****'s desire to have on-campus worship facilities. Currently, the ***** opportunities at the university are limited to the celebration of Mass by the Chaplain ***** the Newman Catholic Center.

***** ***** also a Campus Ministry, composed a number of ministers, ordained chaplains and advisors who represent several major denominations and who provide religious and spiritual guidance and support. These campus ***** form ***** Campus Ministry Council. There are also a number of student-led religious org*****nizations that serve the needs of students on *****.

However diligent *****se efforts *****, there are still not sufficient resources for worship opportunities ***** campus because of the lack of facilities. This unfortunately has not kept pace with ***** students' spiritual needs even though their educational needs are being met.

Montclair state University is a school ***** prides itself on being innovative and believes it ********** rich educati*****al opportunities to its students. There is substantial supportive literature that links the learning process and development to students' spiritual needs.

The ***** of th***** study is to show ***** string connection between higher learning and spiritual endeavors. Students at Montclair State University need to have the option of pursuing some form of ***** enrichment on campus and need ***** proper facilities to pursue this.

It is the intent of this proposed study ***** identify the ***** for worship facilities and discuss the perceptions ***** attitudes regarding religious ***** and educational needs on campus.

***** 1: *****

Understanding ***** premise of ***** ***** requires having basic knowledge about ***** State University and its vision and mission regarding the ***** opportunities the school ********** for its students.

Montclair State *****, located in Montclair, New Jersey, was founded ***** 1908 in response to ***** grow*****g demand for teachers. It ***** the first teachers college ***** be accredited in 1937 and placed a strong emp*****is on liberal arts and the sciences. In 1994, ***** university was selected to be a teaching university.

The school is the second largest in the ***** of New Jersey and *****fers an extensive undergraduate program. The primary goals of ***** school's strategic plan and mission ***** (Montclair State University website):

***** be a recognized center for excellence in teaching and *****

To be a source ***** new knowledge and the application of knowledge

To provide exp*****ed opportunities to students within a richly diverse setting

To ***** the facilities, equipment and funding to support the ********** expansion

***** embrace the pervasive and transforming use of technology

To be a center for global study ***** understanding

To foster a vibrant sense of community in which each student will be challenged to attain her or his full potential

To serve

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