President's Board of Advisors (Board), The White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities (WHI/TCU) Meeting, 39005 [E8-15394]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 131 / Tuesday, July 8, 2008 / Notices (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers 84.133B Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers Program) Program Authority: 29 U.S.C. 762(g) and 764(b)(2). Dated: July 2, 2008. Tracy R. Justesen, Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. [FR Doc. E8–15503 Filed 7–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION President’s Board of Advisors (Board), The White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities (WHI/TCU) Meeting The White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice of An Open Meeting. ebenthall on PRODPC60 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This purpose of this notice is to announce an open meeting of the President’s Board of Advisors (Board), The White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities (WHI/TCU) on Tuesday, July 15, 2008, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Navajo Technical College, Lower Point Road, Crownpoint, New Mexico 87313; and, on Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, 9169 Coors Road, NW., Albuquerque, New Mexico 87184. This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of the upcoming meeting of the President’s Board of Advisors on Tribal 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 AND TIMES: Tuesday, July 15, 2008, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ADDRESSES: Tuesday, July 15, 2008, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Navajo Technical College, Lower Point Road, Crownpoint, New Mexico 87313; and, on Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, 9169 Coors Road, NW., Albuquerque, New Mexico 87184. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anselm Davis, Executive Director, White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities, 1990 K Street, NW., Room 7014, Washington, DC 20006; Telephone: 202–219–7040; Fax: 202–219–7086. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:11 Jul 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 The President’s Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities was established under Executive Order 13270, dated July 3, 2002, and Executive Order 13446, dated September 28, 2007. The Board was established: (a) To report to the President annually on the results of the participation of Tribal Colleges and Universities 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 TCUs in the areas of infrastructure, academic programs, and faculty and institutional development; (c) to advise the Secretary in the preparation of a three-year Federal plan for assistance to TCUs in increasing their capacity to participate in Federal programs; (d) to provide the President with an annual progress report on enhancing the capacity of TCUs 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 TCUs. The purpose of the meeting is to update and document the Board’s Action Agenda through a review of collaborative efforts, to review the final draft of the Fiscal Year 2006 Report to the President, and to discuss relevant issues to be addressed as the Board pursues opportunities to strengthen capacity of programs at the Tribal Colleges and Universities. 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 Tonya Ewers 1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006, Telephone: 202–219–7040, no later than July 10, 2008. We will attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date, but we cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting sites are accessible to individuals with disabilities. An opportunity for public comment is available on Tuesday, July 15, 2008, between 2:15 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. Comments will be limited to five (5) minutes for those who sign up to speak. Those members of the public interested SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39005 in submitting written comments may do so by submitting them to Tonya Ewers, 1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006, by Thursday, July 10, 2008. Records are kept of all Board proceedings and are available for public inspection at the Office of the White House Initiative on Tribal 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., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. 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E8–15394 Filed 7–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Overview Information; National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)—Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program—Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs); Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Numbers: 84.133B– 7, 84.133B–8, 84.133B–9, and 84.133B– 10. Note: This notice invites applications for four separate competitions. For key dates, contact person information, and funding information regarding each of the four competitions, see the chart in the Award Information section of this notice. DATES: Applications Available: See chart. Date of Pre-Application Meeting: See chart. E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


President's Board of Advisors (Board), The White House Initiative 
on Tribal Colleges and Universities (WHI/TCU) Meeting

AGENCY: The White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities, 
Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of An Open Meeting.

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SUMMARY: This purpose of this notice is to announce an open meeting of 
the President's Board of Advisors (Board), The White House Initiative 
on Tribal Colleges and Universities (WHI/TCU) on Tuesday, July 15, 
2008, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Navajo Technical College, Lower Point 
Road, Crownpoint, New Mexico 87313; and, on Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 9 
a.m. to 3 p.m., at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, 9169 
Coors Road, NW., Albuquerque, New Mexico 87184. This notice sets forth 
the schedule and proposed agenda of the upcoming meeting of the 
President's Board of Advisors on Tribal 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 and Times: Tuesday, July 15, 2008, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Tuesday, July 15, 2008, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Navajo Technical 
College, Lower Point Road, Crownpoint, New Mexico 87313; and, on 
Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Southwestern Indian 
Polytechnic Institute, 9169 Coors Road, NW., Albuquerque, New Mexico 
87184.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anselm Davis, Executive Director, 
White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities, 1990 K 
Street, NW., Room 7014, Washington, DC 20006; Telephone: 202-219-7040; 
Fax: 202-219-7086.
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President's Board of Advisors on Tribal 
Colleges and Universities was established under Executive Order 13270, 
dated July 3, 2002, and Executive Order 13446, dated September 28, 
2007. The Board was established: (a) To report to the President 
annually on the results of the participation of Tribal Colleges and 
Universities 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 TCUs in the areas of 
infrastructure, academic programs, and faculty and institutional 
development; (c) to advise the Secretary in the preparation of a three-
year Federal plan for assistance to TCUs in increasing their capacity 
to participate in Federal programs; (d) to provide the President with 
an annual progress report on enhancing the capacity of TCUs 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 TCUs.
    The purpose of the meeting is to update and document the Board's 
Action Agenda through a review of collaborative efforts, to review the 
final draft of the Fiscal Year 2006 Report to the President, and to 
discuss relevant issues to be addressed as the Board pursues 
opportunities to strengthen capacity of programs at the Tribal Colleges 
and Universities.
    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 Tonya Ewers 1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 
20006, Telephone: 202-219-7040, no later than July 10, 2008. We will 
attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date, but we 
cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting sites are accessible 
to individuals with disabilities.
    An opportunity for public comment is available on Tuesday, July 15, 
2008, between 2:15 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. Comments will be limited to five 
(5) minutes for those who sign up to speak. Those members of the public 
interested in submitting written comments may do so by submitting them 
to Tonya Ewers, 1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006, by Thursday, 
July 10, 2008.
    Records are kept of all Board proceedings and are available for 
public inspection at the Office of the White House Initiative on Tribal 
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., 
Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday.
    Electronic Access to this Document: You may view this document, as 
well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), on the 
Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/federegister.
    To use PDF, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available 
free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. 
Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1-888-293-6498; or, in 
the Washington, DC area at 202-512-1530.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the 
official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal 
Regulations is available at GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
nara/index.html.


Sara Martinez Tucker,
Under Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E8-15394 Filed 7-7-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4000-01-P