Loyola University Chicago

Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs

Student Life & Engagement

Sadika Sulaiman Hara



Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs



She, Her, Hers

Sadika Sulaiman Hara received her M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from the University of Vermont and her B.A. in Religious Studies with an emphasis in Islam from the University of California, Santa Barbara.  Sadika’s professional experiences include work in Multicultural Affairs at San Jose State University, Admissions work at Stanford University, as well as many fun years in Residential Life at Mills College, the University of Vermont and UC Santa Barbara.  Her research and presentation work includes understanding the experience and providing support for Muslim Student’s post 9/11, making meaning of the graduate Student of Color experience, and support and retention of first generation college students.  Sulaiman Hara published her piece, Beyond the Rhetoric: “Supporting” Graduate Students of Color in the Vermont Connection Journal in 2005.  Sadika continues to pursue her passion in working with historically underrepresented students, while working to provide educational opportunities for students to develop and expand cultural competency. Sadika and her family are thrilled and honored to be joining the Loyola University Chicago community.