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JUST IN

Navajo Nation
Partners with the
University of New Mexico
The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque has announced their partnership with the Navajo Nation, which
will provide residence hall space for 118 Navajo students in
the newest residence hall, Lobo Rainforest, in downtown Albuquerque. Students will be admitted on a first-come, firstserved basis. Housing in Lobo Rainforest will cost $189 a
month, $945 for fall/spring semester, and $378 for summer
semester. The fees will not go to the university, but instead to
the Navajo Nation.
The Navajo Nation will pay the university nearly $1.5
million for an initial period of their three-year agreement
that starts January 2018 and ends July 2021. In return, the
university will provide housing to the students of the Navajo
Nation on the fifth and sixth floors of Lobo Rainforest, for a
total of 118 students dispersed among 59 rooms.
The two floors will reflect the history and culture of the
Navajo Nation and will be a place for students to have a
sense of community, belonging, and support from their

ate
Campus HRise
Crimes
in 2016

While newspaper headlines and anecdotal evidence certainly made it seem
as though the last year was a tumultuous one for college and university
campuses, new reports are providing
evidence to support that.
Information delivered by the U.S.
Department of Education Campus
Safety and Security showed a spike in
reported hate crimes in 2016. Looking at incidents reported under the

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peers. The Navajo Nation hopes that this will open doors for
Navajo college students and allow them to be able to focus
on college without the financial burden and stress of finding housing near the university. Ultimately, they hope this
will increase Navajo graduation rates at the university. The
Navajo Nation is also looking to invest in other residence hall
spaces at other institutions within the region.
- Johana Langova

Clery Act, in 2016 there were
1,003 reported hate crimes on the
campuses of public and private
not-for-profit four-year institutions,
compared to only 799 in 2015. The
second-largest reported number was
861 in 2010.
More details, and the ability to
parse campus safety and security data,
are available online at ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
The hate crimes were classified
in the areas of race, religion, sexual
orientation, gender, national origin,
ethnicity, and disability. For 2016 the
largest number were in the category
of race (397) followed by religion (188)
and sexual orientation (183).
In addition, a recent article in The
Chronicle of Higher Education analyzed
the U.S. Department of Education
data as well as that from sources such
as ProPublica to analyze these and
other trends. Those results, as well
as a campus-by-campus breakdown

of the data, is available online at
https://www.chronicle.com/article/After2016-Election-Campus/242577.
-James A. Baumann

Hate crimes
reported by all
colleges increased
by 25% in 2016
1,003

707

reported
hate crimes

2012

744

reported
hate crimes

2013

799

699

reported
hate crimes

2014

2015

reported
hate crimes

reported
hate crimes

2016

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, Campus Safety and Security (CSS) survey.
The crime data reported by the institutions have not been
subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department
of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for
the accuracy of the data reported here.


https://www.chronicle.com/article/After-2016-Election-Campus/242577 http://ope.ed.gov/campussafety http://ope.ed.gov/campussafety

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Talking Stick - March/April 2018
Contents
Vision
Calendar
Your ACUHO-I
Transitions
Res Life
Facilities
Special Focus
Winning Halls
The Living-Learning Community Pyramid
Conversations
First Takes
New Members
Snapshot
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Talking Stick - March/April 2018 - Vision
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Talking Stick - March/April 2018 - Calendar
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Talking Stick - March/April 2018 - Your ACUHO-I
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Talking Stick - March/April 2018 - Transitions
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Talking Stick - March/April 2018 - Res Life
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Talking Stick - March/April 2018 - Facilities
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Talking Stick - March/April 2018 - Special Focus
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