Office of the President – Mission

Office of the President Mission and Goals

  • Advance the institution’s Diné identity by incorporating Diné teachings into academic and student support programs.
  • Promote student success by increasing cross-institutional dialogues and expanding student opportunities for leadership development.
  • Strengthen financial health and self-reliance by increasing funding sources that support institutional growth, and by optimizing current financial systems.
  • Promote effective institutional transformation by demonstrating transparency and integrity in planning initiatives and professional development.
  • Cultivate Diné Nation building by creating congruent educational programs to meet the needs and aspirations of the Navajo Nation.
  • Enhance the internal technology infrastructure of the College and improve information technology to enhance student learning experiences.

PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

Benita Lopez
Executive Assistant
Ned Hatathlie Center – 6th Floor
Office of the President
Tsaile, Az 86556
(928) 724-6669
belopez@dinecollege.edu

Crystal Cree, M.P.A.
Director of Legislative Affairs and Policy
Ned Hatathlie Center – 6th Floor
Office of the President
Tsaile, Az 86556
(928) 724-6668
ccree@dinecollege.edu

Ermas Parrish, B.A.
Legislative Research Assistant
Ned Hatathlie Center – 6th Floor
Office of the President
Tsaile, Az 86556
(928) 724-6669
erparrish@dinecollege.edu