July 8, 2002
Native American Resource Center welcomes new director
Dennis Tibbetts has been appointed director of the Native American Resource Center. Tibbetts is an enrolled member of the White Earth Ojibwe in Minnesota. For the past two years, he has been an associate professor in the Department of Counselor Education at San José State University.
Prior to this appointment, Tibbetts was an associate professor in the School of Education at Northern Michigan University for four years. During this time, he served on the advisory committee to the American Indian Office of Education for the state of Michigan and was the director of the Center of Native American Studies at Northern Michigan University.
Tibbetts has a bachelor's degree in history from Oakland University in
Rochester, Michigan; a master's degree in counselor education
Michigan University; and a Ph.D. in counselor education from
of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been a high school teacher and counselor
as well as a clinical counselor at several university