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Haskell Indian Nations University's Leadership limbo


We thought this was such a great article that we posted it to our site. We at haskellnews commentary agree with it 100%. This was written by : J-W editorials, September 30, 2010 **The best thing federal officials can do for Haskell Indian Nations University is resolve the school’s lingering ...

Is Haskell Indian Nations University’s New Windfall Just The Old TRIO Grant? No, It's Not.


A comment started us thinking: Is Haskell Indian Nations University’s new windfall, just the old TRIO grant? The same one it has received for many years? We looked around to see if an announcement had been put out by President Obama’s Team, about Indian schools receiving new monies and found...well ...

Is Haskell Indian Nations University Breaking The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution?


With all of the talk from Stephanie Birdwell-Bighorn about making Haskell Indian Nations University a "premier university", we can’t help but wonder why the school would possibly be stuck in the days of when it was a boarding school and continue with room checks? Rooms checks at Haskell are done ...

Does Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas, follow federal guidelines?


Since Haskell Indian Nations University is a federal school ran by The Bureau of Indian Education, we wonder, are they following federal policy ? Stephanie Birdwell-Bighorn and her posse ( the usual suspects, Dan Wildcat, Venida Chenault, Stan Holder, Chris Redman and assorted minions ( all of whom can travel ...

Lack of Leadership at Haskell Indian Nations University Equals 11 Arrests in 4 1/2 weeks.


With no real leadership at the school, Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas has had eleven arrests in 4 1/2 weeks. Haskell has an approximate enrollment of 950 students this semester. Not a wonder Haskell has one of the lowest graduation rates in the country, at 9 percent. Those ...

Leadership at Haskell Indian Nations University slowly crumbles: School to lose Safety Officer.


It started with the detailing out of Haskell’s School President, Dr. Linda Sue Warner, almost a year ago and has continued on a slow, but, steady downcline every since. We are speaking of leadership at the school. First, one of the best, brightest and most distinguished presidents that Haskell has ...

Sens. Franken, Dorgan in White Earth for field hearing on BIA Schools.


WHITE EARTH, Minn. — The Bureau of Indian Affairs came in for some heavy criticism here Saturday at a rare oversight field hearing of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee attended by U.S. Sens. Al Franken of Minnesota and Byron Dorgan of North Dakota. A new $16 million school to replace ...

Math, Reading Gap Among Native American Students.


By CHRISTINE ARMARIO Associated Press Writer June 30, 2010 (AP) Native American students at Bureau of Indian Education schools perform worse in reading, math. Those in public schools, and particularly those in schools where Native American students represent less than 25 percent of the population, consistently scored higher than their ...

The Higher Commission Sites Lack Of Leadership At Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute.


The Higher Commission sites Lack Of Leadership At Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute. In a letter to Dr. Sherry Allison, president of Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute ( SIPI). The Higher Learning Commission sites several factors that contributed to SIPI’s lost of accreditation including, but not limited to: “The college has had ...


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