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Axis: Journal of LaSallian Higher Education


During these days ... June 2-4 ... representatives from the Lasallian colleges and universities in the United States were scheduled to participate in the 5th Lasallian Higher Education Colloquy on Racial Justice.  Unfortunately, it was postponed due to COVID-19.  A number of articles that come out of the three previous Lasallian Higher Education Colloquies on Racial Justice: Jan 2017, Jan 2018, Jan 2019. can be found in 

Axios: Journal of La Sallian Higher Education. This issue is archived here


13 articles authored by faculty from Manhattan College, La Salle University, Lewis University, Christian Brothers University, Saint Mary's College of California, and Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (LACU institutions) that address racial justice, inequity, and other social justice matters through the intersection of Lasallian and Catholic lenses. The La Salle contributions are below:


Confronting Social Inequalities in Higher Education: A Conceptual Model and Lasallian Perspective

Candace Robertson-James, DrPh, MPH, Serita M. Reels, MPH, MCHES, and Sara J. Shuman, Ph.D, MPH


Intersectionality of Student Disabilities and Lasallian Mission: Utilizing Distinctive Lasallian Pedagogy to Foster Student Inclusivity
Katherine Czado Aquino, Ph.D., Susan Cahill, Ph.D., and Carolyn Plump, J.D.


Catholicism, Racism, and Social Justice: Historical Realities and Lasallian Visions for the Future

Luisa Marcela Ossa, Ph.D.