About Haskell Indian Nations University

Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) is the premiere tribal university in the United States, offering quality education to Native American students. Haskell’s student population averages about 1000 per semester, and all students are members of federally recognized tribes. Haskell’s faculty and staff is predominantly native. Haskell offers Associate and Bachelors degrees. Haskell’s historic campus is centrally located in Lawrence, KS in what is known as Kaw Valley.

Our History

School History

From the first 22 students in 1884, Haskell continues to serve the educational needs of the American Indian and Alaska Native students. Take a look!

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Operating Principles

Each day, the effort we put into reaching our goals is guided by a solid set of strategic principles.

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Institutional Values

Learn how Haskell works to benefit students & the community.

Our university president


Dr. Venida S. Chenault is Haskell’s 14th president, appointed in Jan. 2014.
Learn more

Haskell Master Plan brochure

Change is in the Air!

There are changes ahead at Haskell — review our strategic facility master plan to find out more.

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