National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity: Notice of Membership, 3189-3190 [2014-00830]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 12 / Friday, January 17, 2014 / Notices (ESRA), 20 U.S.C. 9516. The Board advises the Director of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) on, among other things, the establishments of activities to be supported by the Institute, on the funding for applications for grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements for research after the completion of peer review, and reviews and evaluates the work of the Institute. On January 31, 2014, starting at 8:30 a.m., the Board meeting will commence and members will approve the agenda. From 8:35 to 9 a.m., the Board will hold elections for Chair and Vice Chair. At 9 a.m., there will be remarks from the former and new chair of the Board. From 9:15 to 10:15 a.m., John Easton and the Commissioners of IES’s national centers will then give an overview of recent developments at IES. 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The NACIQI is established under Section 114 of the HEA, and its members are appointed— (A) On the basis of the individuals’ experience, integrity, impartiality, and good judgment; (B) From among individuals who are representatives of, or knowledgeable concerning, education and training beyond secondary education, representing all sectors and types of institutions of higher education; and, (C) On the basis of the individuals’ technical qualifications, professional standing, and demonstrated knowledge in the fields of accreditation and administration of higher education. The NACIQI meets at least twice a year and provides recommendations to the Secretary of Education pertaining to: • The establishment and enforcement of the standards of accrediting agencies or associations under subpart 2 of part H of Title IV, HEA. • The recognition of specific accrediting agencies or associations. • The preparation and publication of the list of nationally recognized accrediting agencies and associations. • The eligibility and certification process for institutions of higher education under Title IV of the HEA. • The relationship between (1) accreditation of institutions of higher education and the certification and eligibility of such institutions, and (2) State licensing responsibilities with respect to such institutions. • Any other advisory functions relating to accreditation and institutional eligibility that the Secretary may prescribe by regulation. Who are the current members of the committee? BILLING CODE 4000–01–P The current members of the NACIQI are: DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Members Appointed by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan With Terms Expiring September 30, 2019 National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity: Notice of Membership National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity, Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education. AGENCY: What is the purpose of this notice? The purpose of this notice is to list the members of the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI). This notice is required under Section 114(e)(1) of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended. PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Susan D. Phillips, Ph.D., NACIQI Chair; Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, The State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York. • Simon J. Boehme, Student, Senior, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. • Roberta L. Derlin, Ph.D., Associate Provost, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico. • Frank H. Wu, J.D., Chancellor and Dean, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California. • Federico Zaragoza, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor of Economic and Workforce E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1 3190 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 12 / Friday, January 17, 2014 / Notices Development, Alamo Community College District, San Antonio, Texas. • The 6th Secretarial appointment is in-process. Members Appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives With Terms Expiring September 30, 2014 • Arthur Keiser, Ph.D., NACIQI ViceChair; Chancellor, Keiser University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • George T. French, Jr., Ph.D., President, Miles College, Fairfield, Alabama. • William E. Kirwan, Ph.D., Chancellor, University System of Maryland, College Park, Maryland. • William Pepicello, Ph.D., President, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona. • Arthur J. Rothkopf, J.D., President Emeritus, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania. (Mr. Rothkopf resides in Washington, DC). • Carolyn G. Williams, Ph.D., President Emeritus, Bronx Community College, City University of New York, Bronx, New York. Members Appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate With Terms Expiring September 30, 2016 • William L. Armstrong, President, Colorado Christian University, Lakewood, Colorado. • Jill Derby, Ph.D., Governance Consultant, Association of Governing Boards of Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC. • Anne D. Neal, J.D., President, American Council of Trustees and Alumni, Washington, DC. • Richard F. O’Donnell, Chief Revenue Officer, The Fullbridge Program, Cambridge, Massachusetts. • Cameron C. Staples, J.D., President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Bedford, Massachusetts. • Larry N. Vanderhoef, Ph.D., Chancellor Emeritus, University of California-Davis, Davis, California. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES How can I obtain additional information? If you have any specific questions about the NACIQI, please contact Carol Griffiths, Executive Director, NACIQI, telephone (202) 219–7009, fax (202) 502–7874, email: Carol.Griffiths@ed.gov, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Electronic Access to This Document: 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 via the Federal Digital System VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Jan 16, 2014 Jkt 232001 at www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site you can 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). 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ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC in the Lecture Room. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information regarding the meeting agenda, time, location, and how to register for the meeting is available on the PCAST Web site at: http:// whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. A live video webcast and an archive of the webcast after the event are expected to be available at http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/ pcast. The archived video will be available within one week of the meeting. Questions about the meeting should be directed to Dr. Ashley Predith at apredith@ostp.eop.gov, (202) 456– 6039. Please note that public seating for this meeting is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is an advisory group of the nation’s leading scientists and engineers, appointed by the President to augment the science and technology advice available to him SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 from inside the White House, cabinet departments, and other Federal agencies. See the Executive Order at http://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. PCAST is consulted about and provides analyses and recommendations concerning a wide range of issues where understandings from the domains of science, technology, and innovation may bear on the policy choices before the President. PCAST is co-chaired by Dr. John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, and Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, The White House; and Dr. Eric S. Lander, President, Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard. Type of Meeting: Open and Closed. Proposed Schedule and Agenda: The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is scheduled to meet in open session on January 31, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Open Portion of Meeting: During this open meeting, PCAST is tentatively scheduled to hear from speakers on the topics of (a) scientific reproducibility and big data and (b) the challenges and opportunities in science and technology at the Department of Commerce. Additional information and the agenda, including any changes that arise, will be posted at the PCAST Web site at: http:// whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. Closed Portion of the Meeting: PCAST may hold a closed meeting of approximately 1 hour with the President on January 31, 2014, which must take place in the White House for the President’s scheduling convenience and to maintain Secret Service protection. This meeting will be closed to the public because such portion of the meeting is likely to disclose matters that are to be kept secret in the interest of national defense or foreign policy under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1). Public Comments: It is the policy of the PCAST to accept written public comments of any length, and to accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. The PCAST expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted oral or written statements. The public comment period for this meeting will take place on January 31, 2014 at a time specified in the meeting agenda posted on the PCAST Web site at http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. This public comment period is designed only for substantive commentary on PCAST’s work, not for business marketing purposes. E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 12 (Friday, January 17, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3189-3190]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and 
Integrity: Notice of Membership

AGENCY: National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and 
Integrity, Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.

What is the purpose of this notice?

    The purpose of this notice is to list the members of the National 
Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI). 
This notice is required under Section 114(e)(1) of the Higher Education 
Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended.

What is the role of NACIQI?

    The NACIQI is established under Section 114 of the HEA, and its 
members are appointed--
    (A) On the basis of the individuals' experience, integrity, 
impartiality, and good judgment;
    (B) From among individuals who are representatives of, or 
knowledgeable concerning, education and training beyond secondary 
education, representing all sectors and types of institutions of higher 
education; and,
    (C) On the basis of the individuals' technical qualifications, 
professional standing, and demonstrated knowledge in the fields of 
accreditation and administration of higher education.
    The NACIQI meets at least twice a year and provides recommendations 
to the Secretary of Education pertaining to:
     The establishment and enforcement of the standards of 
accrediting agencies or associations under subpart 2 of part H of Title 
IV, HEA.
     The recognition of specific accrediting agencies or 
associations.
     The preparation and publication of the list of nationally 
recognized accrediting agencies and associations.
     The eligibility and certification process for institutions 
of higher education under Title IV of the HEA.
     The relationship between (1) accreditation of institutions 
of higher education and the certification and eligibility of such 
institutions, and (2) State licensing responsibilities with respect to 
such institutions.
     Any other advisory functions relating to accreditation and 
institutional eligibility that the Secretary may prescribe by 
regulation.

Who are the current members of the committee?

    The current members of the NACIQI are:

Members Appointed by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan With Terms 
Expiring September 30, 2019

     Susan D. Phillips, Ph.D., NACIQI Chair; Provost and Vice 
President for Academic Affairs, The State University of New York at 
Albany, Albany, New York.
     Simon J. Boehme, Student, Senior, Cornell University, 
Ithaca, New York.
     Roberta L. Derlin, Ph.D., Associate Provost, New Mexico 
State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
     Frank H. Wu, J.D., Chancellor and Dean, University of 
California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California.
     Federico Zaragoza, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor of Economic and 
Workforce

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Development, Alamo Community College District, San Antonio, Texas.
     The 6th Secretarial appointment is in-process.

Members Appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives With 
Terms Expiring September 30, 2014

     Arthur Keiser, Ph.D., NACIQI Vice-Chair; Chancellor, 
Keiser University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
     George T. French, Jr., Ph.D., President, Miles College, 
Fairfield, Alabama.
     William E. Kirwan, Ph.D., Chancellor, University System of 
Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
     William Pepicello, Ph.D., President, University of 
Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona.
     Arthur J. Rothkopf, J.D., President Emeritus, Lafayette 
College, Easton, Pennsylvania. (Mr. Rothkopf resides in Washington, 
DC).
     Carolyn G. Williams, Ph.D., President Emeritus, Bronx 
Community College, City University of New York, Bronx, New York.

Members Appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate With Terms 
Expiring September 30, 2016

     William L. Armstrong, President, Colorado Christian 
University, Lakewood, Colorado.
     Jill Derby, Ph.D., Governance Consultant, Association of 
Governing Boards of Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.
     Anne D. Neal, J.D., President, American Council of 
Trustees and Alumni, Washington, DC.
     Richard F. O'Donnell, Chief Revenue Officer, The 
Fullbridge Program, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
     Cameron C. Staples, J.D., President and Chief Executive 
Officer (CEO), New England Association of Schools and Colleges, 
Bedford, Massachusetts.
     Larry N. Vanderhoef, Ph.D., Chancellor Emeritus, 
University of California-Davis, Davis, California.

How can I obtain additional information?

    If you have any specific questions about the NACIQI, please contact 
Carol Griffiths, Executive Director, NACIQI, telephone (202) 219-7009, 
fax (202) 502-7874, email: Carol.Griffiths@ed.gov, between 9:00 a.m. 
and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
    Electronic Access to This Document: 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 via the Federal Digital System 
at www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site you can 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). To use PDF, 
you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the 
site. You may also access documents of the Department published in the 
Federal Register by using the article search feature at: 
www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search 
feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published 
by the Department.

Arne Duncan,
Secretary of Education.
[FR Doc. 2014-00830 Filed 1-16-14; 8:45 am]
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