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Haskell University expelled student who was victim of sexual assault
Education | Law | National
Haskell University expelled student who was victim of sexual assault (October 26, 2016)
The federally-operated institution in Kansas is facing two lawsuits in connection with an unresolved sexual assault case.

Haskell University confirms president is still under investigation
Education | National
Haskell University confirms president is still under investigation (October 20, 2016)
President Venida Chenault is being accused of nepotism because her son is employed at the federally-operated institution.

Haskell counselor files lawsuit over handling of sexual assault case
Education | Law | National
Haskell counselor files lawsuit over handling of sexual assault case (October 11, 2016)
Angelina Adams alleges she was demoted after she assisted a student who was the victim of the assault.

President of Haskell University criticized for son's employment
Education | National
President of Haskell University criticized for son's employment (September 14, 2016)
Some faculty members and some students at the tribal college in Kansas see nepotism at work.

Advisory Board for Exceptional Children sets next meeting in Kansas
Education | National
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children sets next meeting in Kansas (August 8, 2016)
The board advises the Bureau of Indian Affairs on ways to meet the needs of Indian children with disabilities.

Cedric Sunray: The legacy of disenrollment at Haskell University
Education | Opinion | Federal Recognition
Cedric Sunray: The legacy of disenrollment at Haskell University (June 2, 2016)
My first contact with the issue of disenrollment occurred as a student at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas.

Haskell University to raise funds for long-overdue campus upgrades
Education | National
Haskell University to raise funds for long-overdue campus upgrades (May 6, 2016)
The tribal college in Kansas needs between $111 million and $123 million to upgrade aging structures and build new dorms, classrooms and other facilities.

Amanda Blackhorse to deliver Haskell University commencement keynote
Education | National | Sports
Amanda Blackhorse to deliver Haskell University commencement keynote (April 27, 2016)
The Navajo Nation citizen is well known for her fight against racist mascots in sports.

Daniel Wildcat: Haskell University deserves adequate resources
Education | Opinion
Daniel Wildcat: Haskell University deserves adequate resources (February 29, 2016)
Haskell has endured many hardships. She stands like a grand old lady forgotten, neglected and disrespected.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hear three education bills
Education | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hear three education bills (November 17, 2015)
The bills address a wide range of issues affecting public schools, Bureau of Indian Education schools, tribal colleges, Native language grants and teacher recruitment.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets meeting and hearing
Education | National | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets meeting and hearing (November 16, 2015)
Two land-into-trust bills for tribes in Oregon and three Indian education bills are on the agenda.

Haskell University announces new men's basketball coach
Education | Sports
Haskell University announces new men's basketball coach (November 4, 2015)
Matthew 'Cougar' Downing, Jr., has enjoyed a long career in basketball, both as a player and as a coach.

Haskell University hosts 27th annual art market and powwow
Arts & Entertainment | Education | National
Haskell University hosts 27th annual art market and powwow (September 11, 2015)
The market runs Saturday and Sunday and the powwow takes place on Saturday.

Haskell University nearly finished with $4M in campus upgrades
Education
Haskell University nearly finished with $4M in campus upgrades (September 9, 2015)
Students at the tribal college in Kansas can finally get Internet access in their dorm rooms.

Cedric Sunray: Two amazing athletes score successes at Haskell
Education | Sports
Cedric Sunray: Two amazing athletes score successes at Haskell (August 21, 2015)
The trek to Haskell Indian Nations University is one which countless Indigenous people have taken for many generations.

Haskell University secures accreditation for another decade
National
Haskell University secures accreditation for another decade (August 11, 2015)
The Higher Learning Commission visited the campus in 2015 for a 10-year evaluation.

Haskell students to study fracking on North Dakota reservation
Education | Environment | National
Haskell students to study fracking on North Dakota reservation (July 28, 2015)
Mary Iorio and Joshua Cunningham want to know how hydraulic fracturing has affected water supplies on the reservation.

Haskell University announces cuts to troubled athletics program
Education | National | Sports
Haskell University announces cuts to troubled athletics program (May 21, 2015)
The football program will be suspended for the upcoming season and four of 10 sports are due to be eliminated.

Jay Daniels: Haskell University in danger of losing athletics
Education | Opinion | Sports
Jay Daniels: Haskell University in danger of losing athletics (May 11, 2015)
After more than 130 years of existence, Haskell is experiencing extreme funding shortfalls and reducing the necessary funding to provide educational as well as student extracurricular activities, such as athletics.

Secretary Jewell to deliver Haskell University commencement
Education | National
Secretary Jewell to deliver Haskell University commencement (May 6, 2015)
Over 200 students are graduating this year, as Haskell celebrates its 130th anniversary.

Cedric Sunray: Indian Country influenced by Old South attitudes
Education | Opinion | Federal Recognition
Cedric Sunray: Indian Country influenced by Old South attitudes (February 11, 2015)
The path to an education was nothing new to the many small Indian communities in the East and South who had been pushed far to the margins of American society.

Budget seeks small boost in funding for Office of Special Trustee
National | Trust
Budget seeks small boost in funding for Office of Special Trustee (February 2, 2015)
The agency would see $143 million in fiscal year 2016, a $3.9 million increase from 2015.

Haskell University turns attention to violence against women
Education | Law
Haskell University turns attention to violence against women (November 4, 2014)
Only a handful sexual assaults have been reported in the last few years.

Venida Chenault, Potawatomi, hired as Haskell president
Education | National
Venida Chenault, Potawatomi, hired as Haskell president (January 13, 2014)
Venida Chenault, a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, is the new president of Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas.

Cedric Sunray: Haskell University must live up to   commitment
Education | Opinion | Federal Recognition
Cedric Sunray: Haskell University must live up to commitment (August 12, 2013)
Cedric Sunray expresses hope that Haskell Indian Nations University will live up to its commitment to educate all Indian students.

President of Haskell University   leaves after  two years on job
Education | National
President of Haskell University leaves after two years on job (July 16, 2013)
Haskell Indian Nations University, a tribal college in Kansas, is once again in need of a leader.

Cherokee professor brings unique perspective to social work
Education
Cherokee professor brings unique perspective to social work (May 13, 2013)
David A. Patterson, a professor at Washington University in St. Louis, brings a unique perspective to social problems facing Indian Country. Patterson, who has Cherokee ancestry, struggled with substance abuse...

Mark Trahant: Budget sequester takes toll on Indian programs
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Budget sequester takes toll on Indian programs (February 20, 2013)
"The sequester is now nine days away. So happens next Friday? The Pentagon may begin the furlough process this week. Reuters news agency said Congress will be notified that 800,000...

Mark Trahant: Sequester will rip apart tribal college funding
Education | Opinion
Mark Trahant: Sequester will rip apart tribal college funding (January 30, 2013)
"I had better not bury the lede: The sequester is going to rip apart higher education in Indian Country. It’s going to be ugly, folks, and worse, self-defeating. Haskell Indian...

US Attorney's Office investigated academic fraud at Haskell
Education
US Attorney's Office investigated academic fraud at Haskell (January 29, 2013)
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Kansas investigated academic fraud at Haskell Indian Nations University but declined to file charges, The Lawrence Journal-World reports Employees at the school were accused of...

Mary Pember: How child handcuffs ended up at Haskell center
Education | National
Mary Pember: How child handcuffs ended up at Haskell center (January 10, 2013)
"Shane Murray vividly recalls the scowl on the face of the young Native woman at Haskell Indian Nation University’s Cultural Center when he placed a pair of tiny handcuffs on...

Mary Pember: Child handcuffs show the past horrors of Haskell
Education | National
Mary Pember: Child handcuffs show the past horrors of Haskell (January 3, 2013)
"For such small objects, the child’s handcuffs are surprisingly heavy when cradled in the palms of one’s hand. Although now rusted from years of disuse, they still convey the horror...

Haskell University making 'corrective actions' for athletics
Education | Sports
Haskell University making 'corrective actions' for athletics (September 14, 2012)
Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas said it has taken “corrective actions” to address problems with its athletics program. Haskell has been suspended by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics...

Haskell University put on probation for problems with athletes
Education | Sports
Haskell University put on probation for problems with athletes (September 13, 2012)
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has placed the men's and women's athletic programs at Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas on probation. Details are scarce but the NAIA website...

Appeals court rejects challenge to highway project near Haskell
Environment | Law
Appeals court rejects challenge to highway project near Haskell (July 11, 2012)
Federal and state officials adequately considered the environmental impacts of a highway near the Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday. The...

Haskell University leader avoiding newspaper over investigation
Education
Haskell University leader avoiding newspaper over investigation (May 31, 2012)
Haskell Indian Nations University President Chris Redman has indefinitely postponed a meeting with The Lawrence Journal-World as the paper looks into an investigation of falsified student-athlete test scores. Redman has...

Haskell University investigated for falsified student test scores
Education | Sports
Haskell University investigated for falsified student test scores (May 29, 2012)
The Department of Education investigated Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas for falsified student-athlete test scores, The Lawrence Journal-World reports. As a result of the investigation, Haskell disciplined some employees...

Haskell University bars students from un-recognized tribes
Education | Federal Recognition
Haskell University bars students from un-recognized tribes (June 15, 2011)
Members of non-federally recognized tribes have attended Haskell Indian Nations University since the 1950s but a recent rule change blocks them from enrolling. “We here at Haskell can only accept...

Editorial: Challenges face new    Haskell University   president
Education | Opinion
Editorial: Challenges face new Haskell University president (June 10, 2011)
"The naming of a new, permanent president is great news for Haskell Indian Nations University. After almost two years without a full-time president on campus, the school is in serious...

Chris Redman, Chickasaw, selected   as        president of Haskell
Education
Chris Redman, Chickasaw, selected as president of Haskell (June 6, 2011)
Chris Redman, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, is the new president at Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas. Redman has worked for the Bureau of Indian Education as an...

Haskell University anticipates     new president 'very soon'
Education
Haskell University anticipates new president 'very soon' (May 27, 2011)
After more than a year without a president, Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas expects to have a new leader "very soon," a spokesperson said. Ten people were reported to...

Students find unclaimed money owed to Haskell   University
Education
Students find unclaimed money owed to Haskell University (May 19, 2011)
Haskell Indian Nations University of Kansas has recovered nearly $4,900 from the state's unclaimed property fund. Two students who are serving as interns for a state lawmaker found out that...

United Keetoowah  Band woman   to graduate from Haskell
Education
United Keetoowah Band woman to graduate from Haskell (May 12, 2011)
Colene Wagnon, a member of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, will be the first in her family to graduate from college. Wagnon, a mother of three, earned an...

Haskell student dies after collapse during basketball game
National
Haskell student dies after collapse during basketball game (April 20, 2011)
Justin McGee, a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, died suddenly on Friday after collapsing during a basketball game at Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas. McGee was a...

Haskell University without a president after more than  a year
Education
Haskell University without a president after more than a year (March 29, 2011)
Haskell Indian Nations University is still without a president after more than a year. Linda Sue Warner, a member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma, resigned in November 2010. But...

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