April 30 — The Haskell Faculty Senate passed a second unanimous “vote of no confidence” resolution, this time declaring no confidence in Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) Melanie Daniel. The resolution (No. 2021-02) echos many of the same concerns expressed in the previous no-confidence declaration in Univesity President RonaldContinue Reading

An “impartial administrative review team” is visiting the Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) campus this week at the direction of Tony Dearman, Director of the Bureau of Indian Education in response to the Haskell Faculty Senate’s “vote of no confidence” resolution in incumbent University President Ronald Graham. Dearman’s announcement ofContinue Reading

When incumbent University President Ronald Graham came to Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) last May, he brought with him years of experience — nearly 15 years as a Criminology Professor at Fresno City College as well as almost two years as Director of Criminal Justice at NW Christian University. AddingContinue Reading

April 7 — Following shared governance criticism by its Faculty, Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) is now delaying a Dual Enrollment Program that would provide Native American high school students with opportunities to gain college credit. The university deleted the original social media posts that announced the program and said,Continue Reading

A previously undetermined Technology Grant amount has now been announced as $1,000 per student for the spring semester. The student aid grant comes from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA) announced earlier in the semester. Distribution of the grant will begin April 5, with many students alreadyContinue Reading

April 2 — Haskell Faculty Senate unanimously presents Resolution No. 2021-01 to Tony Dearman, Director of the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), stating, “Support for a vote of no confidence in the leadership, commitment to shared governance, a collegial culture of academic integrity, and transparent communication of Dr. Ronald Graham,Continue Reading

March 28 — Convocation, homecoming, and graduation, among other college hallmark events, are missing from the Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) academic calendar for the 2021 fall semester. The university released the academic calendar exactly one week after an announcement that they would have in-person classes in the fall. DespiteContinue Reading

March 22 — Keynote Speaker Daniel Wildcat, a professor of Indigenous and American Indian studies at Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU), opened up his address with a land acknowledgment, a theme brought by Indigenous presenters to the 2021 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Virtual Conference. Wildcat, a YuchiContinue Reading

Mar. 21, 2021 — An announcement from the Office of the Registrar said that Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) will be offering “face-to-face lectures (in classrooms), hybrid (class and online), and online classes” for the fall semester. Meanwhile, summer courses will only be offered online. The announcement comes just oneContinue Reading