President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 46915-46916 [2016-16928]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 138 / Tuesday, July 19, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT 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, Office of Undersecretary, U.S. Department of Education. ACTION: Announcement of an open meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the agenda for the July 22, 2016, meeting of the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (PBA) and provides information to members of the public on submitting written comments and on the process as to how to request time to make oral comments at the meeting. The notice also describes the functions of the Board. Notice of the meeting is required by § 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. This notice is being published less than 15 days due to ensuring five new Board members appointed by the President within the last two weeks were officially vetted in order to attend the meeting and establish quorum. DATES: The PBA meeting will be held on July 22, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. E.D.T. in the Sky Room of the Beach House Hilton Head Island, 1 S. Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sedika Franklin, Associate Director, U.S. Department of Education, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20204; telephone: (202) 453–5634 or (202) 453– 5630, fax: (202) 453–5632, or email sedika.franklin@ed.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PBA’s Statutory Authority and Function: The President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (the Board) is established by Executive Order 13532 (February 26, 2010) and continued by Executive Order 13708 which was signed by the President on September 30, 2015. 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 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:39 Jul 18, 2016 Jkt 238001 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. Meeting Agenda: Members of the public who which to listen to the meeting via telephone may dial (877) 952–8895. Participant Code: 6588206. In addition to its review of activities prior to July 22, 2016, the meeting agenda will include Chairman William R. Harvey’s report on HBCU issues and concerns; Deputy Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education and Acting Executive Director/Designated Federal Official of the Initiative, Kim Hunter Reed will provide an update on current priorities of the White House Initiative on HBCUs to include planning strategies and initiatives; Kim Hunter Reed will also provide an update on education policies relevant to HBCUs; and Chairman Harvey and Acting Executive Director Hunter Reed will welcome newly appointed members of the advisory board and lead a conversation regarding how the Board will complete its work as the Administration draws to a close; Chairman Harvey will open the floor for subcommittee reports (Black Males, Strategy, Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Community Colleges and Aspirational Support) and for the full Board to receive and vote on recommendations from each subcommittee; and HBCU Stakeholder groups will provide updates on issues and concerns relative to their member institutions. The public comment period will begin immediately following the conclusion of such reports. Submission of requests to make an oral comment: There are two methods the public may use to provide an oral comment pertaining to the work of the Board at the July 22, 2016 meeting. Method One: Submit a request by email to the whirsvps@ed.gov mailbox. Please do not send materials directly to PBA members. Requests must be PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46915 received by July 18, 2016. Include in the subject line of the email request ‘‘Oral Comment Request: (organization name).’’ The email must include the name(s), title, organization/affiliation, mailing address, email address, telephone number, of the person(s) requesting to speak, and a brief summary (not to exceed one page) of the principal points to be made. All individuals submitting an advance request in accordance with this notice will be afforded an opportunity to speak for three minutes. Method Two: Register at the meeting location on July 18, 2016, to make an oral comment during the the public comment period. The requestor must provide his or her name, title, organization/affiliation, mailing address, email address, and telephone number. Individuals will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. If selected, each commenter will have an opportunity to speak for three minutes. All oral comments made will become part of the official record of the Board. Similarly, written materials distributed during oral presentations will become part of the official record of the meeting. Submission of written public comments: The Board invites written comments, which will be read during the Public Comment segment of the agenda. Comments must be received by July 18, 2016, in the whirsvps@ed.gov mailbox, include in the subject line ‘‘Written Comments: Public Comment’’. The email must include the name(s), title, organization/affiliation, mailing address, email address, and telephone number, of the person(s) making the comment. Comments should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document or in a medium compatible with Microsoft Word (not a PDF file) that is attached to an electronic mail message (email) or provided in the body of an email message. Please do not send material directly to the PBA members. Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the official report of the meeting on the PBA Web site 90 days after the meeting. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the public may also inspect the materials at 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC, by emailing oswhihbcu@ed.gov or by calling (202) 453– 5634 to schedule an appointment. Reasonable Accommodations: The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format), notify the contact person listed in this notice at least one week before the meeting date. Although E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 46916 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 138 / Tuesday, July 19, 2016 / Notices we will attempt to meet a request received after that date, we may not be able to make available the requested auxiliary aid or service because of insufficient time to arrange it. 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. 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AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Oak Ridge Reservation. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.‘ SUMMARY: Saturday, August 6, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Tremont Lodge, 7726 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, Tennessee 37882. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melyssa P. Noe, Alternate Deputy Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management, P.O. Box 2001, EM–942, Oak Ridge, TN 37831. Phone (865) 241–3315; Fax (865) 241–6932; E-Mail: Melyssa.Noe@ mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:39 Jul 18, 2016 Jkt 238001 orem.doe.gov. Or visit the Web site at www.energy.gov/orssab. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE–EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities. Tentative Agenda: • Welcome and Opening Remarks • Comments from the Deputy Designated Federal Officer (DDFO) • Comments from Oak Ridge SSAB (ORSSAB) Chair • Discussion of Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan Topics with Comments from DOE, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, and Environmental Protection Agency Liaisons • Presentation by DOE • ORSSAB Officer Nominations • Public Comment Period • Alternate DDFO Report • Meeting Summary • Adjourn Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Oak Ridge, welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Melyssa P. 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Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–16954 Filed 7–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY National Petroleum Council Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a meeting of the National Petroleum Council. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92–463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Friday, July 29, 2016; 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th and K Streets, NW., Washington, DC 20006. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Johnson, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Oil and Natural Gas (FE–30), Washington, DC 20585; telephone (202) 586–5600 or facsimile (202) 586–6221. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 138 (Tuesday, July 19, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46915-46916]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT 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, Office of Undersecretary, 
U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION: Announcement of an open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the agenda for the July 22, 2016, 
meeting of the President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black 
Colleges and Universities (PBA) and provides information to members of 
the public on submitting written comments and on the process as to how 
to request time to make oral comments at the meeting. The notice also 
describes the functions of the Board. Notice of the meeting is required 
by Sec.  10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to 
notify the public of its opportunity to attend. This notice is being 
published less than 15 days due to ensuring five new Board members 
appointed by the President within the last two weeks were officially 
vetted in order to attend the meeting and establish quorum.

DATES: The PBA meeting will be held on July 22, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 
2:00 p.m. E.D.T. in the Sky Room of the Beach House Hilton Head Island, 
1 S. Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sedika Franklin, Associate Director, 
U.S. Department of Education, White House Initiative on Historically 
Black Colleges and Universities, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, 
DC 20204; telephone: (202) 453-5634 or (202) 453-5630, fax: (202) 453-
5632, or email sedika.franklin@ed.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    PBA's Statutory Authority and Function: The President's Board of 
Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (the Board) is 
established by Executive Order 13532 (February 26, 2010) and continued 
by Executive Order 13708 which was signed by the President on September 
30, 2015. 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.
    Meeting Agenda: Members of the public who which to listen to the 
meeting via telephone may dial (877) 952-8895.
    Participant Code: 6588206. In addition to its review of activities 
prior to July 22, 2016, the meeting agenda will include Chairman 
William R. Harvey's report on HBCU issues and concerns; Deputy Under 
Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education and Acting Executive 
Director/Designated Federal Official of the Initiative, Kim Hunter Reed 
will provide an update on current priorities of the White House 
Initiative on HBCUs to include planning strategies and initiatives; Kim 
Hunter Reed will also provide an update on education policies relevant 
to HBCUs; and Chairman Harvey and Acting Executive Director Hunter Reed 
will welcome newly appointed members of the advisory board and lead a 
conversation regarding how the Board will complete its work as the 
Administration draws to a close; Chairman Harvey will open the floor 
for subcommittee reports (Black Males, Strategy, Science Technology 
Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Community Colleges and Aspirational 
Support) and for the full Board to receive and vote on recommendations 
from each subcommittee; and HBCU Stakeholder groups will provide 
updates on issues and concerns relative to their member institutions. 
The public comment period will begin immediately following the 
conclusion of such reports.
    Submission of requests to make an oral comment: There are two 
methods the public may use to provide an oral comment pertaining to the 
work of the Board at the July 22, 2016 meeting.
    Method One: Submit a request by email to the whirsvps@ed.gov 
mailbox. Please do not send materials directly to PBA members. Requests 
must be received by July 18, 2016. Include in the subject line of the 
email request ``Oral Comment Request: (organization name).'' The email 
must include the name(s), title, organization/affiliation, mailing 
address, email address, telephone number, of the person(s) requesting 
to speak, and a brief summary (not to exceed one page) of the principal 
points to be made. All individuals submitting an advance request in 
accordance with this notice will be afforded an opportunity to speak 
for three minutes.
    Method Two: Register at the meeting location on July 18, 2016, to 
make an oral comment during the the public comment period. The 
requestor must provide his or her name, title, organization/
affiliation, mailing address, email address, and telephone number. 
Individuals will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. If 
selected, each commenter will have an opportunity to speak for three 
minutes.
    All oral comments made will become part of the official record of 
the Board. Similarly, written materials distributed during oral 
presentations will become part of the official record of the meeting.
    Submission of written public comments: The Board invites written 
comments, which will be read during the Public Comment segment of the 
agenda. Comments must be received by July 18, 2016, in the 
whirsvps@ed.gov mailbox, include in the subject line ``Written 
Comments: Public Comment''. The email must include the name(s), title, 
organization/affiliation, mailing address, email address, and telephone 
number, of the person(s) making the comment. Comments should be 
submitted as a Microsoft Word document or in a medium compatible with 
Microsoft Word (not a PDF file) that is attached to an electronic mail 
message (email) or provided in the body of an email message. Please do 
not send material directly to the PBA members.
    Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the 
official report of the meeting on the PBA Web site 90 days after the 
meeting. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the 
public may also inspect the materials at 400 Maryland Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC, by emailing oswhi-hbcu@ed.gov or by calling (202) 453-
5634 to schedule an appointment.
    Reasonable Accommodations: The meeting site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or 
service to participate in the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, 
assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format), 
notify the contact person listed in this notice at least one week 
before the meeting date. Although

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we will attempt to meet a request received after that date, we may not 
be able to make available the requested auxiliary aid or service 
because of insufficient time to arrange it.
    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.

    Authority:  Presidential Executive Order 13532, continued by 
Executive Order 13708.

Ted Mitchell,
Under Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-16928 Filed 7-18-16; 8:45 am]
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