ERIC Number: ED221238
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jul-23
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearing on Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Seventh Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This report on the House of Representatives hearing on the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act (Public Law 95-471), the major purpose of which is to provide grants for the operation and improvement of tribally controlled community colleges to insure the continued and expanded educational opportunities for Indian students, begins with the text of the 1978 Act and continues with an introductory statement by the House subcommittee chairman. Testimony and prepared statements follow on the operation and effects of the Act, the role of tribally controlled community colleges; institutional successes and problems; and the characteristics and accomplishments of specific institutions. Statements, and in some cases, responses to questions by subcommittee members, are provided by LeRoy Clifford, executive director, American Indian Higher Education Consortium; Joe McDonald, president, Salish-Kootenai Community College; Gerald Monette, president, Turtle Mountain Community College; Steve Baldy, president, D-Q University; Elgin Bad Wound, president, Oglala Sioux Community College; Lionel Bordeaux, president, Sinte Gleska Community College; Daniel Honahni, president, College of Ganado; and Dean Jackson, president, Navajo Community College. The House report also contains materials submitted for the record by participants and interested parties, including information on the demographics, finances, and programs of several colleges and a detailed statement from Michael Olivas on the operation and possible changes in the Act. An appendix provides the legislative history of the Act. (HB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.