As part of UC Berkeley's mission to foster academic excellence through diversity, the American Indian Graduate Program (AIGP) seeks, through outreach, individual recruitment, and student services, to counteract the barriers that prevent the full participation of American Indian and Alaska Native students in graduate education.
Resources for Students
AIGP Advisory Committee
The AIGP Advisory Committee provides advice on implementing program goals and ensuring adherence to the AIGP mission. Committee members are: Chair Professor Lynn Huntsinger, Professor Jeff Romm, GDP Director Carla Trujillo, Professor Beth Piatote, graduate students Leece Lee, Peter Nelson, Kayla Carpenter, and Darren Modzelewski.
AIGPAC Mission Statement
The AIGP Advisory Committee of the American Indian Graduate Program is composed of faculty, staff, students, alumni and tribal community representatives committed to advancing American Indian/Alaska Native graduate education. The committee advises and supports AIGP's efforts to recruit, retain and advance American Indian Graduate students at UC Berkeley, and enhance university educational climate to achieve these ends. The committee fulfills these functions by supporting:
- Faculty, student, staff, alumni and tribal commitment to AIGP goals.
- University and complementary programs that enhance the academic and professional success of American Indian graduate students.
- Respectful integration of American Indian knowledge, cultures and issues in the mainstream of campus life.