American Indian Issues - Higher Education

GMU Law School Renaming a Possible Roadblock to Diversity

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 24, 2016
George Mason University moves forward with plans to foster diversity despite the controversy su [...] Read more

Native American Cultural Spaces on Campuses Getting Financial Short Shrift

by Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell | July 13, 2016
Inequities in funding continue to persist for different cultural spaces at universities. [...] Read more

Muhlenberg College Takes Strategic Step Toward Inclusiveness

by Catherine Morris | July 11, 2016
Muhlenberg College hires 10 diverse tenure-track faculty in an effort to become more inclusive. [...] Read more
FSU Student Reps: No Headdresses at Seminoles Games

FSU Student Reps: No Headdresses at Seminoles Games

by Joe Reedy, Associated Press | May 4, 2016
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ― Florida State University’s student government has passed a resolution d [...] Read more

Colleges, Universities Traveling Different Paths to Diversity

by Reginald Stuart | April 6, 2016
Colleges and universities are taking different measures to make their campuses not only diverse [...] Read more
Brown Faculty to Consider Celebrating Indigenous People’s Day

Brown Faculty to Consider Celebrating Indigenous People’s Day

by Associated Press | February 1, 2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. ― Brown University faculty members are scheduled to vote this week on whethe [...] Read more

Attracting Native Americans to Academe: A ‘Business’ Model

by Gavin Clarkson and Joseph Scott Gladstone | January 28, 2016
Outside of tribal colleges, Native American student representation in four-year colleges is app [...] Read more

Raising Consciousness for the Future of Higher Education

by Marietess Masulit | December 9, 2015
It is very possible to complete a program in higher education without engaging in a conversatio [...] Read more
Yale Teacher Resigns Over Offensive Halloween Costume Email

Yale Teacher Resigns Over Offensive Halloween Costume Email

by Associated Press | December 8, 2015
NEW HAVEN, Conn. ― A Yale University faculty member who sparked protests when she said studen [...] Read more

Stop Questioning HBCU Relevancy and Learn from Our Success

by Amanda Washington | December 6, 2015
Despite the remarkable contributions of their graduates, HBCUs find themselves frequently thwar [...] Read more

Studies Show MSIs Best Value in Higher Education

by Jamal Eric Watson |
When it comes to the best return on investment regarding a college education, minority-serving [...] Read more

Hire a Chief Diversity Officer, Check!

by Eugene T. Parker | December 3, 2015
At colleges and universities across the nation as a response to a campus crisis or incident of [...] Read more
Cherokee Tribe Gifts $4M to University’s Seminary Hall

Cherokee Tribe Gifts $4M to University’s Seminary Hall

by Associated Press | December 2, 2015
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. ― The Cherokee Nation has given $4 million to preserve and renovate a 126-ye [...] Read more

College Grad Rates Don’t Always Benefit All Students

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
Higher graduation rates do not always result in closing the gap between White students and stud [...] Read more
Celebrating Differences Among Students

Celebrating Differences Among Students

by Emma White | December 1, 2015
Celebrating the cultural differences between students in the classroom helps to create a nurtur [...] Read more