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HSU Native American talks advance

HSU Native American talks advance

Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA – Unified Students of Humboldt and ranking Humboldt State University officials have reached accords on the creation of a President’s Native American Advisory Council, the establishment of a Native American Alumni Association and on priority uses of the campus Native American Forum.     The agreements are spelled out

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 denies report on Bolman firing, others confirm it

Paul Mann Mad River Union HSU – Faculty and Native American students have refuted an administration official’s denial of a Mad River Union report that Humboldt State University fired a Native American educator, Jacquelyn Bolman, for criticizing the school’s handling of under-represented student programs. Faculty and student insiders are adamant that campus officials sacked Bolman

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

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

Native students disrupt classes to force Rossbacher’s hand

Previously: HSU statement on Native Forum occupation, Native American students order occupation of Indian Forum Paul Mann Mad River Union HSU – Student protestors are blocking classes in Humboldt State University’s Native Forum in a calculated strategy to force President Lisa Rossbacher to reinstate the head of a prominent Native American science and engineering program who

Native American students order occupation of Indian Forum

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Native American students at Humboldt State University will occupy the campus’s Native Forum until Dr. Jacquelyn Bolman, summarily dismissed last October without explanation, is reinstated as head of a key Native American science and engineering program.      Declaring that the new administration of HSU President Lisa Rossbacher “has

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