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Year: 2014 Articles

College Fund President Addresses Association of Community College Trustees

: This fall American Indian College Fund president and CEO Cheryl Crazy Bull addressed the Association of Community College Trustees. You can view her speech here to learn about American Indians in higher education, the history of the founding of tribal colleges and universities, and the important role they play in providing Native Americans with access to a higher education while revitalizing Native communities.

Supporters Age 70 ½ and Older May Take IRA Charitable Rollover for 2014

Yesterday, the Senate passed the “Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014,” (HR 5771) which includes an extension through December 31, 2014 of the IRA Charitable Rollover. The IRA Charitable Rollover allows people, aged 70½ and older, to transfer up to $100,000 directly from an IRA to charity each year. The transfer is NOT subject to income tax, as it does not go to the donor.

Indigenous leadership in higher education

This book introduces readers to relationships between Indigenous identities and leadership in diverse educational environments and institutions and will benefit policy makers in education, student affairs professionals, scholars, faculty and students.

Why Tribal Colleges Matter: Our Response to The Hechinger Report

Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, wrote a response to both The Hechinger Report and The Atlantic in regard to an article both magazines published by the writer, Sarah Butrymowicz, which stated that tribal colleges were a poor return on taxpayer money. The College Fund presents the full statistics and socioeconomic details to support why tribal colleges are not only important in the lives of Native students, but are also making a tremendous impact.