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Interfaith Spring Symposium

2025 Interfaith Symposium Details coming soon!

Augsburg University’s Interfaith Symposium is an annual invitation to build community, foster collaboration, and create a more caring world through learning about religious/spiritual/worldview diversity, participating in enriching dialogue, and networking with exceptional interfaith leaders. As the most ethnically diverse campus in the Midwest, Augsburg University embraces students with a variety of religious beliefs and worldviews. Join us for this opportunity to learn about building partnerships across differences and how to face the future with hope and determination.

The 2024 Interfaith Symposium was held on March 7, 2024. Watch a recording of the keynote speaker:

2024 Media

Thank you for attending!

2024 Interfaith Symposium Sponsors:

Visionary Sponsor

Nancy El-Hibri


Nancy El-Hibri



Signature Sponsors


Entenza Law Firm
Ann Aspenes Ulring and Scott Ulring


Sue and Joel S. Bjerkestrand
Mary Lou ’64 and Denny ’64 Erickson
Jane ’68 and Jim ’68 Gisselquist
Ione ’68 and Mark ’68 Hanson
Rick ’68 and Rachel Quenemoen
Gerry and Peter Rogness
Norma Jean ’69 and Peter ’69 Strommen
The John  and Heidi Strommen Giving Fund
Marty Stortz

Sponsorship opportunities

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Email Catherine Hurley for opportunities.

Thank you 2024 Interfaith Symposium Host Committee Members:

Nancy El-Hibri, Augsburg Parent and Benefactor, El-Hibri Foundation Trustee
Matt Entenza, Augsburg Board Chair Emeritus
Anant Rambachan, Professor Emeritus of Religion, St. Olaf College
Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, President & CEO, Interfaith Alliance
Zafar Siddiqui, co-founder, Islamic Resource Group
Marty Stortz, Professor Emerita, Augsburg University
Joffrey Wilson, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Mortenson

If you need any disability-related accommodations to fully participate in this event, please contact While we will make every effort to meet your request, please contact us at least two weeks before the event if possible.