The Fall 2011 edition of Reform Judaism features Elon among schools that have "gone the extra mile" to be attractive to Jewish students.
In a spring 2011 survey, colleges, high school counselors, and higher education college consultants across the U.S. were asked to help identify largely overlooked schools that have recently “gone the extra mile” to make their campuses more attractive to Jewish students.
Elon was the top pick in the survey, with the magazine noting Elon’s growth in enrollment of Jewish students, who make up at least 7 percent of the entering freshman class. In the article, the magazine noted the following:
“The university has committed to turning over a house on campus to serve as the Hillel center effective 2012, has hired its first rabbinic faculty member in Religious Studies, is offering a course in Modern Hebrew, is developing a Jewish Studies minor, and has established a study abroad program at Haifa University.”
Read the full article at: http://reformjudaismmag.org/Articles/index.cfm?id=2865