Mark Cowan, a professor in the accountancy department, was appointed as a visiting scholar at the Center for Indian Country Development of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Cowan will be doing a study for the center on state-tribal tax compacts.
The Center for Indian Country Development is a nationally recognized thought leader and clearinghouse for resources and initiatives concerning native economic development. It contributes research critical to Indian Country constituents. The center is the principal point of contact for the Federal Reserve System and key supporter of the system in fulfilling its responsibility to Indian Country.