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Bolman claims discrimination, files suit against HSU

Bolman claims discrimination, files suit against HSU

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The case of Jacquelyn Bolman vs. Humboldt State still reverberates through the university’s politics and culture, and as of May 7, it has entered the legal arena. Bolman has filed suit against the California State University Board of Trustees, HSU president Lisa Rossbacher, Interim Provost Jenny Zorn,

Students, university reaching agreement

Paul Mann Mad River Union HSU – Native American student negotiators and the Rossbacher administration have reached an accord in principle that indigenous students will have priority in the use and stewardship of Humboldt State University’s contested Native American Forum. Details remain to be worked out, but, provisionally, HSU Native students would be in charge

HSU Native Students claim first round progress

Paul Mann Mad River Union HSU – Unified Students of Humboldt issued a terse statement Tuesday night, reporting its first round of talks yesterday with the Rossbacher Administration dealt with “the appropriate and respectful use of the Bolman Forum” at Humboldt State University. The statement carried no specifics, but claimed that the initial discussion was

Students end demonstration at Native Forum

United Students of Humboldt ARCATA,CA — In October of last year, HSU’s controversial firing of INRSEP (Indian Natural Resources Science and Engineering Program) director Dr. Jacquelyn Bolman inspired students, faculty, staff and Tribal members to participate in the largest demonstrations on HSU campus since the Vietnam War Era. At the end of the Native American

HSU protesters set agenda

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Unified Students of Humboldt, the Native American-led reform movement, is near completion of a 35-point platform to present to Humboldt State University President Lisa Rossbacher when negotiations begin, tentatively the first week of March. The draft platform melds two components, nine “demands” and 26 “points.” The top

UIHS supports protesting Indian students; talks continue

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – The board of directors of United Indian Health Services, Inc. (UIHS) has sent an official resolution to the Rossbacher Administration in support of sweeping reforms of Humboldt State University’s Native American programs and urging the reinstatement of an Indian science educator the administration fired last October. Signed by

Students ready to face charges

Paul Mann Mad River Union HSU – Students occupying Humboldt State University’s Native American Forum say they are entirely willing to be arrested in their bid to force President Lisa Rossbacher to reinstate the Native American director of an Indian science program, Jacquelyn Bolman, who was fired last semester. The students are also demanding the

Bolman fired after criticism of HSU

Editor’s note: Headline on article has been changed to reflect uncertainty over the exact cause of Bolman’s firing.  Edits shown in story below. Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Native American science educator Jacquelyn Bolman was fired last fall by Humboldt State University President Lisa Rossbacher for  after allegedly discrediting one of the

Native Americans reflect on HSU’s troubled past

Paul Mann Mad River Union HSU – For intimate reasons of history and geography, Humboldt State University ought to be in the vanguard of Native American studies, a beacon to American Indian students across the country, say campus advocates. Instead, they rue, for want of an activist administration and a single-minded institutional commitment, Humboldt State’s

Bolman fired for criticism

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Native American science educator Jacquelyn Bolman was fired last fall by Humboldt State University President Lisa Rossbacher for allegedly discrediting one of the university’s minority support programs. HSU officials considered Bolman’s criticism a serious threat to the university’s future grant funding and hastened to expel her. Internal

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