AIHEC

AcronymDefinition
AIHECAmerican Indian Higher Education Consortium
AIHECAmerican International Higher Education Corporation (South Africa)
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It is at AIHEC board meetings and other summits and convenings, such as the one at ETS, that TCU presidents offer regionally unique lenses and perspectives and lean on each other for advice about hard but necessary decisions, Roessel says.
Both the men and women have regularly won AIHEC national championships since 2000.
The NASA AIHEC Summer Research Experience Program is a critical step to changing that equation by encouraging young American Indians to pursue careers in science and engineering while also building a welcoming environment that nurtures their career path.
Likewise, among tribal colleges across our native homelands, American-Indian faculty and their colleagues are critical of blindly incorporating non-Indian standards and models, and are engaged in a broad-based indigenization process across their curriculum (see AIHEC et al.
The school is a member of AIHEC and was designated a land-grant institution in 1994.
The Dull Knife Memorial College on the North Cheyenne Reserveation in Lame Deer, Montana is one of the charter members of AIHEC.
The primary goal of the AIHEC Network is to provide diversity in education and synergy among educators.
Founded in 1972 by the presidents of the nation's first six Tribal Colleges, as an informal collaboration among member colleges, AIHEC is comprised of 34 colleges in the United States and one Canadian institution.
As a result, partner organizations such as AIHEC, AICF, NINLHE, and the Alliance for Equity are valuable resources in developing relationships between Native communities, tribal colleges, and mainstream postsecondary institutions.
It was anticipated in 1973 that each institution would face similar challenges and problems, and the AIHEC has worked for two decades to mobilize support for the improvement of higher education for American Indians and Alaskan Natives in spite of serious hurdles such as geographical separation and cultural differences.
Fifty organizations were cited as change-makers, with nonprofits NIEA, AIHEC and the National Congress of Indians leading the pack.