New building to open at SF Indian art institute

SANTA FE (KRQE) – According to Native News Online, the Institute of American Indian Arts will open a new two-story Welcome Center with a ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Santa Fe.

The building was funded by a U.S. Department of Education grant, two USDA Rural Development Tribal College Initiative Community Facility grants and funding from a state general obligation bond.

Native News Online reports the school’s enrollment has grown 115 percent since 2007, creating the need for new buildings.

The new Welcome Center will house administration office, the president’s office and student services offices, including admissions and financial aid. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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