The College of Menominee Nation (CMN) received a final decision from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Institutional Actions Council to reaffirm the accreditation of the college for the next ten years. The accreditation shows that CMN is meeting quality standards as an institution of higher education.
The Sitting Bull College Board of Trustees has named Dr. Phillips the new president of Sitting Bull College.
American Indian College Fund’s Ded Unskanpi Adult Basic Education Program to Address Education Gap for Native Students
The American Indian College Fund’s Ded Unskanpi (which translates from Dakota as “we start here”) Adult Basic Education Program will support five tribal college and university (TCU) partners through June 2024.
College of the Muscogee Nation’s President Appointed to the Newly Established Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Postsecondary Commission
OKMULGEE, Okla. – The College of the Muscogee Nation (CMN) is proud to announce that its president, Dr. Monte Randall, was named as a commissioner with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the newly established Carnegie Postsecondary Commission....
Sinte Gleska University’s high school equivalency students become grounded in their cultural identities as they lead community engagement efforts through Native Arts workshops.
Dr. Kayla Alkire-Stewart (Standing Rock Sioux Nation), who joined the American Indian College Fund as a research and evaluation associate in 2023, published an article about faculty evaluations at tribal colleges and universities in the Tribal College Journal.
National Native Scholarships Providers Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Student Loan Forgiveness
In light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision regarding student loan forgiveness, the NNSP shares how this decision will affect Tribal communities and calls on policymakers and higher education institutions alike to make a college education affordable for all.
The American Indian College Fund has appointed two tribal college presidents and two private sector professionals to its governing board of trustees.
National Native Scholarship Providers Statement on Affirmative Action: Concerns for Continued Native Student Access to Higher Education and Programs
The four organizations that comprise the National Native Scholarships Providers (the American Indian College Fund, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, the Cobell Scholarship Program administered by Indigenous Education, Inc., and Native Forward Scholars Fund) are disheartened by the June 29th Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action.
The American Indian College Fund is disheartened and concerned that the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College will impinge on the equitable access to an affordable higher education for American Indian and Alaska Natives and other diverse student groups. We refuse to let this decision reverse decades of progress in educational achievement which has benefitted talented and accomplished Native students and other diverse students with the opportunity for an affordable higher education, along with their families, and their communities.