President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 5054 [06-901]

Download as PDF 5054 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 20 / Tuesday, January 31, 2006 / Notices In accordance with Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. II), it has been determined that these Defense Science Board Task Force meetings concern matters listed in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and that, accordingly, the meetings will be closed to the public. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LCDR Clifton Phillips, USN, Defense Science Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3C553, Washington, DC 20301– 3140, via e-mail at clifton.phillips@osd.mil, or via phone at (703) 571–0083. Due to scheduling difficulties, there is insufficient time to provide timely notice required by Section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and Subsection 102–3.150(b) of the GSA Final Rule on Federal Advisory Committee Management, 41 CFR part 102–3.150(b), which further requires publication at least 15 calendar days prior to the meeting. Dated: January 24, 2006. L.M. Bynum, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 06–856 Filed 1–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities hsrobinson on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, ED. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the meeting of the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. This notice also describes the functions of the Board. Notice of this meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. DATES: Friday, February 10, 2006. TIME: 9 a.m.–3 p.m. ADDRESSES: The Board will meet at the Hilton Washington, 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20009. Phone: 202–483–3000, Fax: 202–232– 0438. Dr. Leonard Dawson, Deputy Counselor, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006; FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:34 Jan 30, 2006 Jkt 208001 telephone: (202) 502–7889, fax: 202– 502–7879. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities is established under Executive Order 13256, dated February 12, 2002 and Executive Order 13385 dated September 25, 2005. The Board is established (a) to report to the President annually on the results of the participation of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in Federal programs, including recommendations on how to increase the private sector role, including the role of private foundations, in strengthening these institutions, with particular emphasis also given to enhancing institutional planning and development, strengthening fiscal stability and financial management, and improving institutional infrastructure, including the use of technology, to ensure the long-term viability and enhancement of these institutions; (b) to advise the President and the Secretary of Education (Secretary) on the needs of HBCUs in the areas of infrastructure, academic programs, and faculty and institutional development; (c) to advise the Secretary in the preparation of an annual Federal plan for assistance to HBCUs in increasing their capacity to participate in Federal programs; (d) to provide the President with an annual progress report on enhancing the capacity of HBCUs to serve their students; and (e) to develop, in consultation with the Department of Education and other Federal agencies, a private sector strategy to assist HBCUs. Agenda The purpose of the meeting is to receive and deliberate on legislative and policy issues pertinent to the Board and the nation’s HBCUs and to discuss relevant issues to be addressed in the Board’s multi-year annual report. Additional Information Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, or material in alternative format) should notify ReShone Moore at (202) 502– 7893, no later than Friday, February 3, 2006. We will attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date, but, cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. An opportunity for public comment is available on Friday, February 10, 2006, between 2 p.m.–3 p.m. Those members of the public interested in submitting written comments may do so at the PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 address indicated above by Friday, February 3, 2006. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 20 (Tuesday, January 31, 2006)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-901]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and 
Universities

AGENCY: President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges 
and Universities, ED.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the meeting 
of the President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and 
Universities. This notice also describes the functions of the Board. 
Notice of this meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of its 
opportunity to attend.

DATES: Friday, February 10, 2006.

Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Board will meet at the Hilton Washington, 1919 
Connecticut Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20009. Phone: 202-483-3000, 
Fax: 202-232-0438.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Leonard Dawson, Deputy Counselor, 
White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 
1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006; telephone: (202) 502-7889, 
fax: 202-502-7879.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President's Board of Advisors on 
Historically Black Colleges and Universities is established under 
Executive Order 13256, dated February 12, 2002 and Executive Order 
13385 dated September 25, 2005. The Board is established (a) to report 
to the President annually on the results of the participation of 
historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in Federal 
programs, including recommendations on how to increase the private 
sector role, including the role of private foundations, in 
strengthening these institutions, with particular emphasis also given 
to enhancing institutional planning and development, strengthening 
fiscal stability and financial management, and improving institutional 
infrastructure, including the use of technology, to ensure the long-
term viability and enhancement of these institutions; (b) to advise the 
President and the Secretary of Education (Secretary) on the needs of 
HBCUs in the areas of infrastructure, academic programs, and faculty 
and institutional development; (c) to advise the Secretary in the 
preparation of an annual Federal plan for assistance to HBCUs in 
increasing their capacity to participate in Federal programs; (d) to 
provide the President with an annual progress report on enhancing the 
capacity of HBCUs to serve their students; and (e) to develop, in 
consultation with the Department of Education and other Federal 
agencies, a private sector strategy to assist HBCUs.

Agenda

    The purpose of the meeting is to receive and deliberate on 
legislative and policy issues pertinent to the Board and the nation's 
HBCUs and to discuss relevant issues to be addressed in the Board's 
multi-year annual report.

Additional Information

    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order 
to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening 
devices, or material in alternative format) should notify ReShone Moore 
at (202) 502-7893, no later than Friday, February 3, 2006. We will 
attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date, but, 
cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities.
    An opportunity for public comment is available on Friday, February 
10, 2006, between 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Those members of the public interested 
in submitting written comments may do so at the address indicated above 
by Friday, February 3, 2006.
    Records are kept of all Board proceedings and are available for 
public inspection at the Office of the White House Initiative on 
Historically Black Colleges and Universities, U.S. Department of 
Education, 1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006, during the hours 
of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Dated: January 25, 2006.
Margaret Spellings,
Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 06-901 Filed 1-30-06; 8:45 am]
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