NetVUE Regional Gathering | October 5-7, 2022
Scholar in Residence at Lipscomb University
The scholarly interests of Richard Hughes, the Center’s Scholar in Residence, have ranged from religion and race in America, to religion and American self-understanding, to religion and American higher education, to the history of restorationist traditions in the United States, especially the history of Churches of Christ, to the use of narrative in teaching. He has authored, co-authored, or edited 17 books including Myths America Lives By: White Supremacy and the Stories that Give Us Meaning (Illinois); Illusions of Innocence: Protestant Primitivism in America (Chicago, with Leonard Allen);The Vocation of a Christian Scholar: How Christian Faith can Sustain the Life of the Mind (Eerdmans); Christian America and the Kingdom of God (Illinois); and Reviving the Ancient Faith: The Story of Churches of Christ in America (Eerdmans). He has held teaching positions at Southwest Missouri State University, Abilene Christian University, Pepperdine University, and Messiah College.
Stewart Van Cleve
Associate Library Director and University Archivist at Augsburg University in Minneapolis
Stewart Van Cleve is the Associate Library Director and University Archivist at Augsburg University in Minneapolis. He is the author of Land of 10,000 Loves: A History of Queer Minnesota (University of Minnesota Press, 2012). His work at Augsburg focuses on preserving diverse histories of the university and the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood and making them available online at archives.augsburg.edu (and on YouTube).
Muna Abdirahman RN, BSN, DNP
Muna Abdirahman is a recent graduate from Augsburg University‘s Doctorates of Nursing Practice Program. She is passionate about civic engagement and strives to achieve health equity. Muna completed her dissertation which focuses on advancing maternal health. Most recently, Ms. Abdirahman has been appointed by the Minnesota Department of Health to serve on the Maternal Mortality Review Committee. By trait, Muna is a community organizer primarily invested in South Minneapolis with an organization that is deeply held close to her heart, called Hope Community. She has served on their Board of Directors for 10 years and has led as the Co-Chair of the organization.
This event is made possible by the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE).
NetVUE is administered by the Council of Independent Colleges with generous support from Lilly Endowment Inc.
NetVUE Regional Gathering Organizer Contact Information:
Micah Wrase, M.S., LSSP
Director of Learning Support Services