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  • Faculty, staff firings at White Earth college spur protest

    Kyle Potter, Bemidji Pioneer|May 27, 2013

    MAHNOMEN — Students at White Earth Tribal and Community College are protesting the new president’s decision to fire a handful of faculty and staff members earlier this week, saying those firings would irreparably harm the school’s Native American identity. Just two weeks into the job, President Vincent Pellegrino informed four of the school’s 10 or so faculty members this week that their contracts wouldn’t be renewed. Another three staffers were fired. Of the seven let go, five are Native American. Pellegrino said those moves were...