There are an estimated 5,000 Muslim students at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
For the first time in the university’s history that community is being represented by a full-time Muslim chaplain, Kaiser Aslam, who also is one of the first to hold that position at a public university nationwide.
“That is a gigantic population that has been here for a very long time. On the one hand, how did it take this long? And then on the other, it feels like, wow, we’re ahead of the game,” said Aslam, who joined Rutgers in August after serving as the Muslim chaplain at Wesleyan University. “It’s …read more
Source: Rutgers Today