Native Americans at CU

Native Americans at Creighton University

These individuals along with the offices listed under "Creighton Support" are an additional resource to all Native American students.


NA Faculty and Staff

The following is a listing of current faculty and staff at Creighton University who are Native American. 


Ms. Marilyn Appel (Sicangu Rosebud Sioux)
Staff member in the Office of Alumni Relations and president of the Board for the Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition; 402.280.1217;


Mr. Ed Austin (Winnebago tribe of Nebraska) 
Staff member in the Division of Information Technology; DOIT--Old Gym; 402.280.1111;


Dr. Herb Grandbois (Turtle Mountain Chippewa)
Faculty member in the Department of Social Work, College of Arts & Sciences.  Creighton Hall 437C;  402.280.5594phone;


Dr. H. Ashley Hall
Resident Assistant Professor, Department of Theology.  College of Arts & Sciences; 402.280.2295;


Dr. Anthony R. Hendrickson (Cherokee/Amonsoquath)
Dean in the College of College of Business Administration and Professor of Information Systems and Technology.  College of Business Administration, BA 209; 402.280.2852;


Mr. Taylor Keen (Omaha/Cherokee)
Faculty member in the College of Business; Brandeis Hall 203B; 402.960.5689;


Mr. Bill Van Deest (Oglala Sioux from the Lakota Nation)
Theatre coordinator at Creighton University and resident lighting and scenic designer.  402.280.2436;

NA Students at Creighton

If you are interested in being connected to a current NA student at Creighton University to learn more about Creighton and college life--please email us at and we can provide a connection with one of our many Native American Students!