President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 54571-54572 [2012-21853]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 172 / Wednesday, September 5, 2012 / Notices Office of Management, publishes this notice containing proposed information collection requests at the beginning of the Departmental review of the information collection. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Evaluation of the Carol M. White Physical Education Program. OMB Control Number: 1875–0258. Type of Review: Revision. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 77. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 77. Abstract: To answer the evaluation questions put forth by U.S. Department of Education (ED) on how Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) grantees formed and used partnerships and collected and used Body Mass Index (BMI) data, ED will conduct five case studies. Findings from the case studies will provide feedback to both ED and grantees and will inform future improvements to the program. Dated: August 30, 2012. Darrin A. King, Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2012–21855 Filed 9–4–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Submission for OMB Review; Office of Postsecondary Education; Assessing Program Performance, National Resource Center, Business and International Education, and Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Programs Phone Interviews The U.S. Department of Education is collecting data to conduct an assessment of the National Resource Center (NRC), Business and International Education (BIE), and Undergraduate and International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:14 Sep 04, 2012 Jkt 226001 programs. Institutions of Higher Education will be asked to provide quantitative data on their internationalization and capacity building efforts on each campus. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 5, 2012. ADDRESSES: Written comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or mailed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. Copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 04868. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. Requests may also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202–401–0920. Please specify the complete title of the information collection and OMB Control Number when making your request. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that Federal agencies provide interested parties an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, publishes this notice containing proposed information collection requests at the beginning of the Departmental review of the information collection. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54571 response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Assessing Program Performance, National Resource Center, Business and International Education, and Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Programs Phone Interviews. OMB Control Number: Pending. Type of Review: New. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 45. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 34. Abstract: The data collected through phone interviews will be used to document the implementation of individual projects as well as of the programs collectively and to inform future studies looking at long-term impact. The results will be used to make a determination about what has been accomplished by the NRC, BIE, and UISFL programs and to inform program improvement in the future. Dated: August 30, 2012. Darrin A. King, Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2012–21856 Filed 9–4–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Board), U.S. Department of Education. 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: Thursday, September 27, 2012. Time: 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Grand Hyatt Washington, Lafayette Park and Farragut Square Rooms, 1000 H Street NW., Washington, DC 20001, 202–582–1234. 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1 54572 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 172 / Wednesday, September 5, 2012 / Notices 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, 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 (v) encouraging public-private investments in HBCUs. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: comments will be allowed 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, Jr., White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202, by Friday, September 21, 2012. 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 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 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: 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. Agenda The Board will receive updates from the chairman of the President’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs, the Board’s subcommittees and the executive director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs on their respective activities, thus far, during Fiscal Year 2012 including activities that have occurred since the Board’s last meeting, which was held on June 6, 2012. In addition, the Board will discuss possible strategies 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, Deputy Director, White House Initiative on HBCUs, at (202) 453–5645, no later than Friday, September 21, 2012. 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 Thursday, September 27, 2012, from 1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Individuals who wish to provide Dated: August 29, 2012. Martha J. Kanter, Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education. U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shelly W. Coles, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202; telephone: (202) 453–7277, fax: 202–453–5632. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders is established under Executive Order 13515, dated October 14, 2009 and subsequently continued and amended by Executive Order 13585. Per E.O. 13515, The Commission shall provide advice to the President, through the Secretary of Education and a senior official to be designated by the President, as Co-Chairs of the Initiative, on: (i) The development, monitoring, and coordination of executive branch efforts to improve the quality of life of AAPIs through increased participation in Federal programs in which such persons may be underserved; (ii) the compilation of research and data related to AAPI populations and subpopulations; (iii) the development, monitoring, and coordination of Federal efforts to improve the economic and community development of AAPI businesses; and (iv) strategies to increase public and private-sector collaboration, and community involvement in improving the health, education, environment, and well-being of AAPIs. [FR Doc. 2012–21853 Filed 9–4–12; 8:45 am] Agenda BILLING CODE 4000–01–P The purpose of the meeting is to discuss strategic planning and establish sub-committees of the Commission to help facilitate and focus its work; review the work of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders; and determine key strategies to help meet the Commission’s charge as outlined in E.O. 13515. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:14 Sep 04, 2012 Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, U.S. Department of Education. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (Commission). The notice also describes the functions of the Commission. 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. SUMMARY: September 28, 2012. Time: 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. EDT. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ADDRESSES: Additional Information Individuals of the public who would like to attend the meeting on September 28, 2012, please R.S.V.P. to Shelly Coles via email at shelly.coles@ed.gov no later than, September 24, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. EDT. 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 Shelly Coles at (202) 453–7277, no later than Wednesday, September 12, 2012. We will attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date, but, E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 172 (Wednesday, September 5, 2012)]
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[Pages 54571-54572]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-21853]


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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 (Board), U.S. Department of Education.

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: Thursday, September 27, 2012.
    Time: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Grand Hyatt Washington, Lafayette Park and Farragut Square 
Rooms, 1000 H Street NW., Washington, DC 20001, 202-582-1234.

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.

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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 (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, the Board's subcommittees and the executive 
director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs on their respective 
activities, thus far, during Fiscal Year 2012 including activities that 
have occurred since the Board's last meeting, which was held on June 6, 
2012. In addition, the Board will discuss possible strategies 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, Deputy Director, White House Initiative on HBCUs, at (202) 453-
5645, no later than Friday, September 21, 2012. 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 Thursday, 
September 27, 2012, from 1:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Individuals who wish to 
provide comments will be allowed 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, Jr., White 
House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, U.S. 
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202, 
by Friday, September 21, 2012.
    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 9:00 
a.m. to 5:00 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: 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: August 29, 2012.
Martha J. Kanter,
Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 2012-21853 Filed 9-4-12; 8:45 am]
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