Act passes supporting tribal colleges and universities


Last updated 4/8/2020 at 2:29pm

Dine College

Diné College was established in 1968 as the first of more than 40 tribally controlled and accredited collegiate institution in the United States.

WASHINGTON, D.C.-In early December, in a 316-92 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a Senate-amended version of the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act. On the same day, the Senate passed the FUTURE Act by a voice vote.

"Tribal Colleges and Universities fulfill a fundamental role in supporting American Indian and Alaska Native higher education and maintaining, preserving, and revitalizing irreplaceable American Indian and Alaska Native languages and cultural traditions," said Kevin J. Allis, Chief Executive Officer of the National Congres...

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