ERIC Number: ED194265
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Implementation of the Tribally Controlled Community Colleges Assistance Act. Hearing Before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session on P.L. 95-471, The Tribally Controlled Community Colleges Assistance Act, June 10, 1980.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.
Meeting on June 10, 1980, the Select Committee on Indian Affairs heard testimony on the first-year implementation of Public Law 95-471, the Tribally Controlled Community Colleges Assistance Act of 1978. Testimony consisted of problems encountered during the first year, expectations for next year, and recommendations for change. The director of the Office of Indian Education Programs at the Bureau of Indian Affairs spoke on the Bureau's progress in implementing Public Law 95-471. Then the executive director of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium spoke of problems to be addressed. Next, the president of Turtle Mountain Community College spoke of the need for additional contract support in obtaining indirect costs from programs. Oglala Sioux Community College's president requested restoration of operational funds to the tribal level of the Bureau budget. He also asked that a resolution, recommendations, and letters from the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council be included in the record. The president of Dull Knife Memorial College stated that cutting off the Title III funds would threaten the existence of his college. A representative of Blackfeet Community College asked for additional funding to develop needed facilities and requested that a tribal resolution, statistical information on students, and other relevant data be included in the record. (CM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs.