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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....

Land-Grant Universities Establish Leadership Positions to Repair Relations with Native American...

In 2020, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative report by High Country News magazine exposed how a multitude of higher education institutions across the U.S. have...

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...

American Indian College Fund Launches New Teacher Program to Increase Native...

The American Indian College Fund will soon launch a teacher education program to increase the number of Indigenous educators that serve in rural and...

Oklahoma State University Takes Major Steps to Fight Health Disparities for...

Nearly all marginalized populations in the U.S. face hurdles to accessing health care, and Native Americans are no exception. Poverty, provider shortages, cultural differences,...

University of Montana Gives $300,000 Endowment to Native American Student Association

The University of Montana (UM) gave a $300,000 endowment to the Kyiyo Native American Student Association during a ceremony on campus this week honoring...

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...

SUNY Cortland Program Places Qualified Teachers of Color in Urban Schools

Pushing open the doors to the school’s gym, a visitor is struck by the joyful noise of children exercising to pop music. Mr. D,...

MUSC College of Pharmacy Alumni Create Two New Scholarships for...

As the oldest medical school in the South, with a combined total of 3,700 students and residents and nearly 13,000 employees, the Medical University...

Oklahoma State Takes Top-Down Approach to Building an Inclusive Campus Community

For diversity and inclusion efforts to be successful, they need to be all-encompassing and campuswide, according to Oklahoma State University (OSU). As such, the university...