Tribal College Journal celebrates its 25th birthday this year, and I think it is only proper to recognize Paul Boyer, the founding editor of the journal.
(Editor’s note: The following is excerpted from a talk given last fall by Dr. Joe McDonald at the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges on a panel entitled,
A transcript of testimony presented by Salish-Kootenai College President Joseph McDonald to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs in November 1993 contributing to the successful passage of the tribal college land grant legislation.
The disparity between authorized and actual funding of trust responsibilities by the federal government threatens the existence and accreditation of tribal colleges.
Meeting basic needs with limited resources is a difficult task for tribal colleges. Salish Kootenai College President Joseph McDonald tells how his college constructed a campus and offered students hands-on experience at the same time.