Tag Archives: Lisa Rossbacher

NAACP to HSU: improve minority support or stop recruiting. Rossbacher: ‘that would be a giant step backward’

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Dissatisfied with what it says is Humboldt State University’s lack of support for students of color, the Eureka NAACP has called for the school to better serve students and aggressively address issues of racism in the community (see letter, above). Until it can do that, says the organization, it should cease

Meeting on racism and safety unites Arcata

Humboldt State University HSU – In an effort to address diversity and inclusion in the community, City of Arcata officials, Humboldt State community members, and representatives of local businesses and nonprofits have come together to develop concrete plans for making Arcata a safer and more welcoming environment. Invited by Humboldt State President Lisa Rossbacher and

Time to come down from the hill and groundtruth Arcata’s downtown

In an interview in the Union’s Dec. 30 edition, Humboldt State University President Lisa Rossbacher emphasized, as did her long-time predecessor Rollin Richmond, the importance of strong campus partnerships with the local community. Rossbacher noted, “If students aren’t feeling welcome in stores and restaurants and they spend all their time on campus, that’s not helping

HSU President Rossbacher denounces racial attack; police frustrated by lack of information

Arcata Police first learn of incident through news media Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Two female Humboldt State students were the victims of a racially motivated assault in downtown Arcata the evening of Friday, Nov. 6 while making their way on foot from the Plaza back to the campus, according to Humboldt

Rossbacher denounces racial attack

Note: Two Humboldt State student women of color report having been attacked on the streets of Arcata one week ago tonight. HSU President Lisa Rossbacher addresses the issue in this letter, distributed to the university community. – Ed. Subject: All Campus: Racial Assault of Two Students Date: November 13, 2015 at 3:53:05 PM PST To

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

Vets for Peace: ‘We believe that the administration is missing an historic opportunity’

Note: Veterans for Peace Humboldt Bay Chapter 56 delivered the following letter to Humboldt State University President Lisa Rossbacher this morning. – Ed. Humboldt Bay Chapter 56 P.O. Box 532 Bayside, CA 95524 February 14, 2015 An open letter to Humboldt State University (HSU) President Lisa Rossbacher and the HSU community: We, the members of Veterans for

Bolman firing sparks protests at Humboldt State

Bryn Robertson Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Halfway through this semester, on an otherwise typical October afternoon, members of Humboldt State’s administration entered the office of Jacquelyn Bolman, Ph.D, director of the Indian Natural Resources, Science and Engineering Program (INRSEP) and asked her to pack up her belongings and leave. Entry codes to the