People in the NewsMay 13th, 2011 | By tcj | Category: 22-4: Honoring Student Success, Tribal College News
Dr. James Hafer, chair and instructor of the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (ANRS) program at Chief Dull Knife College (Lame Deer, MT), has been awarded a Fulbright Lecturing Professor position. The position is sponsored by The Council for International Exchange of Scholars under a cooperative agreement with the United States Department of State, which administers the Fulbright Scholar Program for faculty and education professionals. The Fulbright Scholar Program is a flagship, international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. It funds international research and exchange and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Hafer will lecture at Buryat State Agricultural Academy in Ulan Ude, Russia, located in southeastern Siberia. In the past, he has participated in international education projects in southeastern Europe, the UK, China, and Inner Mongolia.
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College (LCOOCC) Assessment Coordinator Ann Martin, Ph.D., is the newest member of the Accreditation Review Council (ARC) of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of North Central Accreditation in Chicago. Her three-year term began in January 2011. Each year, the Commission Board of Trustees appoints reviewers from the Peer Corps who have the knowledge, experience, and understanding of the accreditation process to serve on the council. Martin will be part of the commission’s transition to a new decision-making structure that has been anticipated since September 2010.