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Month: March 2018 Articles

Pendleton Introduces Two 2018 American Indian College Fund Blankets in Partnership With Wieden+Kennedy

The American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills, the acclaimed- lifestyle brand headquartered in Portland, Oregon, are introducing two new, exclusive blankets to the American Indian College Fund Collection for 2018.

The Andrew Mellon Foundation, American Indian College Fund, Team to Invest in Tribal College Development

The Trustees of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have approved a grant of $2.024 million to the American Indian College Fund to continue support for graduate degree completion fellowships for Tribal College and University faculty.

Revolution in higher education: Identity & cultural beliefs inspire Tribal Colleges & Universities

The public increasingly requires that higher education institutions demonstrate their return on investment by measuring graduation rates, cost per student, job placement rates, and income. The motivation is economic: public institutions are accountable to the investor, in this case, the taxpayer.

Dr. Cynthia Lindquist of Cankdeska Cikana Community College 2017-18 American Indian College Fund TCU Honoree of the Year

Dr. Cynthia Lindquist, President of Cankdeska Cikana Community College in Ft. Totten, North Dakota, says she never set out to be a tribal college president. “College was a dream for me as a high school kid. I was the oldest of 13 kids, and there was no money for college.”