Tag Archives: Religious Holidays

OPINION | Be religiously inclusive and fair

In an increasingly global world, awareness of religious variety practiced in our country is important. Christianity is still the primary religion practiced by United States citizens. Of the 35,000 citizens the Pew Forum surveyed in 2007, more than 78 percent identified themselves as Christians. Butler University promotes diversity among its faculty and students, at least

Vote passed to address holidays

Faculty Senate passed a proposal Tuesday to revise the university policy concerning students’ rights to request accommodations for religious observances. “There was an effort to clarify the language of the policy,” said Margaret Brabant, Faculty Senate chair. “It also helps to reiterate the very important message of student responsibility.” The new policy requires students to