President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 30323-30324 [2011-12835]

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[FR Doc. 2011–12955 Filed 5–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEARTMENT OF EDUCATION President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities U.S. Department of Education, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Board). ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the meeting of the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The notice also describes the functions of the Board. Notice of the meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. DATES: Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Time: 9 a.m.–2 p.m. ADDRESSES: The Board will meet in the Student Center on the campus of Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia. Student Center Ballroom, The Student Center, 135 Marshall Avenue, Hampton, VA 23688, 757–757–5231. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Silvanus Wilson, Jr., Executive Director, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20204; telephone: (202) 453–5634, fax: (202) 453–5632. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (the Board) is established SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30323 by Executive Order 13532 (February 26, 2010). The Board is governed by the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), (Pub. L. 92–463; as amended, 5 U.S.C.A., Appendix 2) which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The purpose of the Board is to advise the President and the Secretary of Education (Secretary) on all matters pertaining to strengthening the educational capacity of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The Board shall advise the President and the Secretary in the following areas: (i) Improving the identity, visibility, and distinctive capabilities and overall competitiveness of HBCUs; (ii) engaging the philanthropic, business, government, military, homelandsecurity, and education communities in a national dialogue regarding new HBCU programs and initiatives; (iii) improving the ability of HBCUs to remain fiscally secure institutions that can assist the nation in reaching its goal of having the highest proportion of college graduates by 2020; (iv) elevating the public awareness of HBCUs; and encouraging public-private investments in HBCUs; and (v) encouraging publicprivate investments in HBCUs. Agenda The Board will receive updates from the Chairman of the President’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs and the Executive Director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs on their respective activities since the Board’s last meeting, which was held on March 1, 2011. In addition, the Board will discuss federal support of HBCUs in Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011, the budget outlook for federal support in Fiscal Year 2012, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) policies affecting HBCUs and possible strategies to enable the Board to meet its duties under its charter. 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 John P. Brown, associate director, White House Initiative on HBCUs, at (202) 453–5645, no later than Thursday, May 26, 2011. We will attempt to meet requests for such 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 Tuesday, June 7, 2011, from 1:30 p.m.–2 p.m. Individuals who wish to provide comments will be allowed E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1 30324 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 101 / Wednesday, May 25, 2011 / Notices three to five minutes to speak. Those members of the public interested in submitting written comments may do so by submitting them to the attention of John S. Wilson, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202, by Thursday, May 26, 2011. 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, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202, Monday through Friday (excluding federal holidays) during the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Electronic Access to the 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/ fedregister/index.html. 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 1–866–512–1830; or in the Washington, DC area at 202–512–0000. Dated: May 19, 2011. Martha J. Kanter, Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education. [FR Doc. 2011–12835 Filed 5–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Regional Advisory Committees: Open Meetings Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education. ACTION: Notice of open meetings. AGENCY: This notice establishes the dates for the upcoming meetings for the Department of Education’s 10 Regional Advisory Committees (RACs). Notice of RAC meetings is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of its opportunity to participate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fran Walter, 202–205–9198 or at fran.walter@ed.gov. Location: All meetings will be convened on-line via webinar conference. Preregistration is required. Registration for each meeting will be open two weeks prior to the scheduled WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:12 May 24, 2011 Jkt 223001 date and time of the meeting. The public may register for any of the webinar meetings through the Regional Advisory Committee Web site at http:// www.seiservices.com/rac/. The number of public registrations is limited to 300, and registration requests will be accommodated on a first-come firstserved basis. Individuals who will need special accommodations to view meeting proceedings online (i.e. interpreting services, assistive listening devices, materials in an alternative format) should make that request during the registration process at least seven days prior to the webinar meeting. We will attempt to meet requests after this date, but cannot guarantee availability of the requested accommodation. Due to time constraints, there will not be an opportunity for public comment during the webinars; however, members of the public are encouraged to submit written comments at http:// www.seiservices.com/rac/. Dates/Times: Meeting times are noted in Eastern Standard Time (EST); except for the Pacific Region. Appalachia Regional Advisory Committee (Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia): Tuesday, June 14, 2011: 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2011: 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Mid-Atlantic Regional Advisory Committee (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC): Thursday, June 9, 2011: 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Thursday, June 16, 2011: 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Central Regional Advisory Committee (Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wyoming): Monday, June 13, 2011: 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2011: 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Midwest Regional Advisory Committee (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin): Tuesday, June 14, 2011: 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2011: 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Northeast and Islands Regional Advisory Committee (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands): Thursday, June 16, 2011: 10:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2011: 10:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Northwest Regional Advisory Committee (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington): Tuesday, June 14, 2011: 12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2011: 12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Southeast Regional Advisory Committee (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina): Monday, June 13, 2011: 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2011: 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Southwest Regional Advisory Committee (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas): Thursday, June 16, 2011: 10:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2011: 10:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. West Regional Advisory Committee (Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah): Tuesday, June 14, 2011: 12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2011: 12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Pacific Regional Advisory Committee (Hawaii, American Samoa, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Federal States of Micronesia, Guam, the Republic of Palau, and the Republic of Marshall Islands): Wednesday, June 8, 2011: 1:00 p.m.– 3:00 p.m. Hawaii Time/12:00 p.m.–2 p.m. Samoa Standard Time; and Thursday, June 9, 2011: 11:00 a.m.–1 p.m. Marshall Islands Time/9:00 a.m.–11 a.m. Guam/FSM/CNMI Time; and 8:00 a.m.–10 a.m. Palau Time) Wednesday, June 15, 2011: 1:00 p.m– 3:00 p.m. Hawaii Time/12:00 p.m.– 2:00 p.m. Samoa Standard Time; and Thursday, June 16, 2011: 11:00 a.m.–1 p.m. Marshall Islands Time/9:00 a.m.–11 a.m. Guam/FSM/CNMI Time; and 8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Palau Time) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Regional Advisory Committees are established under section 206 of the Education Technical Assistance Act of 2002, (20 U.S.C. 9605). The RACs are to advise the Secretary by (1) conducting an educational needs assessment of each region identified in section 174(b) of the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002; and (2) submitting reports for each region based on the regional assessments no later than four months after the committees are first convened. Meeting Purpose: The purpose of these meetings is for each RAC to conduct a minimum of two 2-hour meetings to deliberate on the findings and to prepare their region’s educational needs assessment report. E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 101 (Wednesday, May 25, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30323-30324]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-12835]


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DEARTMENT OF EDUCATION


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

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education, President's Board of Advisors on 
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Board).

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. The notice also describes the functions of the Board. 
Notice of the meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of its 
opportunity to attend.

DATES: Tuesday, June 7, 2011.
    Time: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Board will meet in the Student Center on the campus of 
Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia. Student Center Ballroom, The 
Student Center, 135 Marshall Avenue, Hampton, VA 23688, 757-757-5231.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Silvanus Wilson, Jr., Executive 
Director, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and 
Universities, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20204; 
telephone: (202) 453-5634, fax: (202) 453-5632.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    The President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges 
and Universities (the Board) is established by Executive Order 13532 
(February 26, 2010). The Board is governed by the provisions of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), (Pub. L. 92-463; as amended, 5 
U.S.C.A., Appendix 2) which sets forth standards for the formation and 
use of advisory committees. The purpose of the Board is to advise the 
President and the Secretary of Education (Secretary) on all matters 
pertaining to strengthening the educational capacity of Historically 
Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
    The Board shall advise the President and the Secretary in the 
following areas: (i) Improving the identity, visibility, and 
distinctive capabilities and overall competitiveness of HBCUs; (ii) 
engaging the philanthropic, business, government, military, homeland-
security, and education communities in a national dialogue regarding 
new HBCU programs and initiatives; (iii) improving the ability of HBCUs 
to remain fiscally secure institutions that can assist the nation in 
reaching its goal of having the highest proportion of college graduates 
by 2020; (iv) elevating the public awareness of HBCUs; and encouraging 
public-private investments in HBCUs; and (v) encouraging public-private 
investments in HBCUs.

Agenda

    The Board will receive updates from the Chairman of the President's 
Board of Advisors on HBCUs and the Executive Director of the White 
House Initiative on HBCUs on their respective activities since the 
Board's last meeting, which was held on March 1, 2011. In addition, the 
Board will discuss federal support of HBCUs in Fiscal Years 2010 and 
2011, the budget outlook for federal support in Fiscal Year 2012, STEM 
(science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) policies affecting 
HBCUs and possible strategies to enable the Board to meet its duties 
under its charter.
    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 John P. 
Brown, associate director, White House Initiative on HBCUs, at (202) 
453-5645, no later than Thursday, May 26, 2011. We will attempt to meet 
requests for such 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 Tuesday, June 7, 
2011, from 1:30 p.m.-2 p.m. Individuals who wish to provide comments 
will be allowed

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three to five minutes to speak. Those members of the public interested 
in submitting written comments may do so by submitting them to the 
attention of John S. Wilson, White House Initiative on Historically 
Black Colleges and Universities, U.S. Department of Education, 400 
Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202, by Thursday, May 26, 2011.
    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, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202, Monday 
through Friday (excluding federal holidays) during the hours of 9 a.m. 
to 5 p.m.
    Electronic Access to the 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/fedregister/index.html. 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 1-866-512-
1830; or in the Washington, DC area at 202-512-0000.

    Dated: May 19, 2011.
Martha J. Kanter,
Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 2011-12835 Filed 5-24-11; 8:45 am]
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