Entries from News Archive 2008 tagged with 'tribal colleges'

Editorial: Concerns about Haskell president

"A meeting this week with Haskell Indian Nations University President Linda Sue Warner and members of the Haskell Board of Regents should give the Bureau of Indian Affairs a good opportunity to assess the controversy that continues to rumble...

Haskell regents to meet with BIA in Washington

Regents from Haskell Indian Nations University will meet with Bureau of Indian Affairs officials in Washington, D.C., next week. The regents are concerned with President Linda Sue Warner, a member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma who took over...

Haskell University endowment association disbands

A group that was raising funds for Haskell Indian Nations University has called it quits, citing a lack of cooperation from President Linda Warner. The Haskell Endowment Association was formed in 2005 to raise money for the tribal college...

Diverse: Carrie Billy of AIHEC on tribal colleges

Diverse issues in Higher Education interviews Carrie Billy, a member of the Navajo Nation who serves as president of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium From 1998 through 2001, she served as the first executive director of the White...

Tim Giago: Tribal colleges one of best kept secrets

Senator Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii), stumbled across a great disparity while seeking appropriations for the Native American colleges. “It was appropriations time and I was frankly shocked to discover that a federally chartered college like Howard University, a school for African...

Navajo boxer wins silver at world tournament

Mioshia “Yosh” Wagoner, a member of the Navajo Nation, won the silver medal at the Women’s World Boxing Championships in China. Wagoner wasn't sure she was on the same level as the other boxers. But after winning her first...

Time: Postcard from Northern Cheyenne Reservation

"It's native American awareness Week in Lame Deer, Mont., and time for the Clean Indian Joke Contest. At many schools, the week is a serious occasion; at Chief Dull Knife College, it's a lighthearted celebration with a chili cook-off,...

Haskell University sees big boost in enrollment

Enrollment at Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas continues to rise, The Lawrence Journal-World reports. Nearly 1,000 students signed up for classes this fall, up 11 percent from fall 2007. Enrollment is 17 percent higher than spring of this year....

Haskell signs environmental science agreement

Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas signed an agreement with the University of North Texas and the Environmental Protection Agency to encourage more students to enter the environmental science field. Haskell students will be able to complete postgraduate studies at...

Editorial: Improvement needed in Indian education

"The New Mexico Department of Education is winning half the battle: More American Indian students are enrolling in college. But they're not staying for the long haul. That's part of the battle we cannot afford to lose. According to an...

Jodi Rave: UTTC president to address convention

"Educator David Gipp, the only Native person scheduled to address delegates at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, plans to share a few ideas on how the White House can renew its promise of a better life for all Americans....

More Indian students enter college in New Mexico

More and more Indian students are going to public universities and colleges in New Mexico, according to a report from the state Higher Education Department. About 9.5 percent of the 130,388 students at public universities are Indian, the report said....

BIA to work with tribal college on law and order

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is collaborating with the United Tribes Technical College of North Dakota on law and order issues. The BIA will station an officer to UTTC's campus to work with tribal communities. UTTC is also offering...

Pember: Tribal colleges live up to their mission

"Diné, the very first tribal college in the United States, and the tribal college movement are both celebrating their 40th anniversary this year. Diné College president Ferlin Clark says the formation of the institution was a sacred act. Tribal college...

Kansas tribes seek ouster of Haskell president

Linda Warner has served as president of Haskell Indian Nations University for 16 months but tribes in Kansas aren't happy with her performance. The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and the Kickapoo Tribe have passed resolutions that calls Warner's ouster....

White House tribal college advisers in New Mexico

The White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities held its board meeting in New Mexico this week. The advisers went to Navajo Technical College in Crownpoint on Tuesday to learn about the Internet to Hogan program. The college...

Rosebud college to promote computer careers

Sinte Gleska University, a tribal college on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, has joined a partnership to encourage Indian students to enter the computer field. SGU, the University of South Dakota and the EROS Data Center at the...

Funding restored to United Tribes Technical College

Funding has been restored to the United Tribes Technical College in North Dakota, Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota) said. The Bush administration eliminated $4.5 million for the tribal college in the fiscal year 2009 budget. Dorgan restored the money through...

Troubled tribal college given another deadline

D-Q University in California could be in danger of losing its land if it doesn't start functioning as an educational institution by September 27. A letter from the General Services Administration states that the land has to be used for...

Leech Lake man to head university Indian center

Donald Day, a member of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, has been named director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University in Minnesota. Day currently serves as president of the Fond du Lac Tribal and...

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes open college

The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of of Oklahoma are the latest to join the tribal college movement. The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal College opened this spring. Dr. Henrietta Mann, who is Cheyenne, is serving as the first college president....

Little Big Horn College dedicates building

Little Big Horn College on the Crow Reservation in Montana dedicated a new library and archives building on Wednesday. The $7.1 million building is located on the west side of campus. President David Yarlott said it represents the layout...

Haskell University graduates largest class

A record number of graduates received their degrees from Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas. The university held its commencement on Friday. Eighty students received a bachelor’s degree and 116 received an associate’s degree. Graduation exercises were followed by...

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