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Tribal college advisory board gets appointees

WASHINGTON ñ President George Bush has selected two educators, a business executive and a politician for appointment to the Presidentís Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities, charged with ensuring that the institutions have full access to federal and private programs and funds.

The four appointees are Verna Fowler, president of the College of the Menominee Nation; Joseph Hiller, assistant dean for Native American Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona; Richard Stephens, senior vice president of the Human Resources and Administration department of The Boeing Company; and Edward Thomas, president of the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.

WASHINGTON ñ President George Bush has selected two educators, a business executive and a politician for appointment to the Presidentís Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities, charged with ensuring that the institutions have full access to federal and private programs and funds.The four appointees are Verna Fowler, president of the College of the Menominee Nation; Joseph Hiller, assistant dean for Native American Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona; Richard Stephens, senior vice president of the Human Resources and Administration department of The Boeing Company; and Edward Thomas, president of the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.