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June 5, 2012

June 2012

Chief Academic Officers Meeting

AIHEC sponsored the first annual meeting of the Chief Academic Officers who work for tribal colleges and universities throughout the nation. The following presentations were part of this meeting:

September 24, 2009

2009 AIHEC AIMS Data Strategies Workshop » (Zip file: 3 MB)

Dr. Karen Solomon, Vice President of the Higher Learning, discussed using data to support initiatives in accountability and accreditation. Dr. Solomon’s presentation was part of the 2009 AIHEC AIMS Data Strategies Workshop for AIHEC AIMS data collectors from all of the Tribal Colleges.

August 4, 2006


Jamie P. Merisotis, President of the Alliance for Equity in Higher Education and AIMS Advisory Board Member, gave this presentation at the TCU President’s Retreat in August 2006. The presentation focuses on using different types of data to make data-driven decisions.

Higher Learning Commission »

Dr. Karen Solomon, Assistant Director for Accreditation Services of the Higher Learning Commission and AIMS Advisory Board Member discussed using data to assess student learning outcomes with a specific focus on the accreditation process. Dr. Solomon’s presentation was part of an executive awareness session on data driven decision-making at tribal colleges.

Matching Reservation Based Tribal College Curricula with Local Needs »

This table shows how tribal reservation based colleges respond to the local economic development needs of their communities
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April 2001

TCUs as Engaged Institutions »

This policy report explores the expanding role of tribal colleges and universities in serving local communities and examines the challenges and successes in some specific areas of involvement.

February 2000

Tribal College Contributions to Economic Development »

This report examines the impact of tribal colleges and universities upon the economic growth of reservation communities through workforce skills training, small business and entrepreneurship promotion, and agriculture and land enhancement.

May 2000

Creating Role Models for Change: A Survey of Tribal College Graduates »

An in-depth look at tribal colleges and universities graduates and provides information on their experiences as former TCU students and what they are doing with their educations after graduation.

February 1999

Tribal Colleges: An Introduction »

Overview of Tribal Colleges, their role in postsecondary education, and the students and communities they serve.

October 1998

Issues for Further Examination »

Chapter from Tribal Colleges: An Introduction outlines issues such as maintenance and construction of facilities and faculty and staff concerns that remain in need of exploration.


Native Language Preservation: A Reference Guide for Establishing Archives and Repositories »

Developed in support of the Native American Languages Act of 1992 to assure the survival and continuing vitality of Native languages.

Native American Language Immersion: Innovative Native Education for Children & Families »

Report by Dr. Janine Pease-Pretty on Top that presents Native American language-immersion practices and examples for teachers of those languages.
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