ADVANCING THE CONVERSATION ON DIVERSITY, EQUITY,
AND INCLUSION IN HIGHER EDUCATION AND BEYOND

Tag: Indigenous students

National Native American Heritage Month: Celebrating the Nation’s First Tribal College

In honor of the 32nd annual National Native American Heritage Month celebrated in November, INSIGHT explores the history and importance of Diné College, the...

Targeted Initiatives Reduce Tuition Costs for Indigenous Students

Over the past year, a wave of higher education institutions and state governments have worked to reduce the cost of college for Indigenous students....

University of Utah to Waive Tuition for Indigenous Students

In spring 2023, Native American students who are members of Utah’s eight federally recognized tribes will be eligible for a tuition waiver at the...

Portland State University Offers Tuition Discount to Out-of-State Native American Students

Portland State University (PSU) recently announced that it will offer in-state tuition to any student from across the U.S. who is a member of...

The University of Arizona Announces Tuition-Free Education for Native American Undergraduates

Native American undergraduates from 22 federally recognized tribes in Arizona will no longer have to pay tuition or mandatory fees to attend the University...

Washington Law Schools Partner With Rural, Minority-Serving University to Boost Latinx...

Three law schools in Washington state have joined together to create a pipeline program with Heritage University (HU), a rural Minority-Serving Institution, to encourage...

American Indian College Fund to Revitalize Environmental Science Programs at Tribal...

On Thursday, the American Indian College Fund announced a new initiative to build environmental science programs for tribal colleges and universities located on or...

Advocates for Native American Rights Push Law Schools to Expand Indigenous...

On June 1, the U.S. Supreme Court announced a unanimous landmark decision on tribal sovereignty by granting tribal police the right to investigate and...

University of Alaska Budget Cuts Will Affect Programs for Indigenous Students

Update: Facing a campaign for his recall, Alaska Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy announced on Tuesday that he had reached a compromise with the University...