Increasing tribal visibility
EWU's new Tribal Relations Director Erin Ross looks outward at establishing community relations along with assisting students' needs
Last updated 7/29/2021 at 9:19am
CHENEY - New Eastern Washington University Tribal Relations Director Erin Ross sees her primary focus as communicator - internally with current Native American students but just as important externally with those communities they come from.
That communication includes equal parts presenting the value of an education at EWU and what that can mean to those communities, along with listening to what those communities need and want. Both involve getting out and meeting with representatives of local governments, school districts and businesses anywhere Native Americans live, helping protect and i...