Gerald E. Gipp

Executive Director of American Indian Higher Education Consortium

Nominated By: John Tipperconnic III

Dr. Gipp’s contribution to education is his work with American Indian tribal colleges and universities that 1) implement the federal Indian policy of tribal self-determination in education; 2) implement an innovative approach by tribal colleges to make tribal languages and cultures integral parts of their philosophy, mission and curriculum; and 3) provides educational opportunities to many individuals who otherwise would not be able to attend college and earn higher education degrees or certificates.

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