President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities; Meeting, 4954-4955 [2020-01402]

Download as PDF 4954 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 18 / Tuesday, January 28, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES received without requesting further public input. Any deferred items will be considered for action at a public meeting of the Commission on a future date. Advance Sign-Up for Oral Comment. Individuals who wish to comment on the record during the public hearing on February 12 or to address the Commissioners informally during the Open Public Comment portion of the meeting on March 11 as time allows, are asked to sign-up in advance through EventBrite. Links to EventBrite for the Public Hearing and the Business Meeting are available at www.drbc.gov. For assistance, please contact Ms. Giselle Hernandez of the Commission staff, at giselle.hernandez@drbc.gov. Addresses for Written Comment. Written comment on items scheduled for hearing may be made through the Commission’s web-based comment system, a link to which is provided at www.drbc.gov. Use of the web-based system ensures that all submissions are captured in a single location and their receipt is acknowledged. Exceptions to the use of this system are available based on need, by writing to the attention of the Commission Secretary, DRBC, P.O. Box 7360, 25 Cosey Road, West Trenton, NJ 08628–0360. For assistance, please contact Giselle Hernandez at giselle.hernandez@ drbc.gov. Accommodations for Special Needs. Individuals in need of an accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act who wish to attend the meeting or hearing should contact the Commission Secretary directly at 609–883–9500 ext. 203 or through the Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) at 711, to discuss how we can accommodate your needs. Additional Information, Contacts. Additional public records relating to hearing items may be examined at the Commission’s offices by appointment by contacting Denise McHugh, 609–883– 9500, ext. 240. For other questions concerning hearing items, please contact David Kovach, Project Review Section Manager at 609–883–9500, ext. 264. Dated: January 22, 2020. Pamela M. Bush, Commission Secretary and Assistant General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2020–01437 Filed 1–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6360–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:02 Jan 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 DELAWARE RIVER BASIN COMMISSION Notice of Proposed Methodology for the 2020 Delaware River and Bay Water Quality Assessment Report Delaware River Basin Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: January 22, 2020. Pamela M. Bush, Commission Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–01436 Filed 1–27–20; 8:45 am] Notice is hereby given that the methodology proposed to be used in the 2020 Delaware River and Bay Water Quality Assessment Report is available for review and comment. DATES: Comments on the assessment methodology or recommendations for the consideration of data sets should be submitted in writing before 5:00 p.m. EST on March 6, 2020. ADDRESSES: Comments will be accepted via email to john.yagecic@drbc.nj.gov, with ‘‘Water Quality Assessment 2020’’ as the subject line; via fax to 609–883– 9522; via U.S. Mail to DRBC, Attn: Water Quality Assessment 2016, P.O. Box 7360, West Trenton, NJ 08628– 0360; via private carrier to DRBC, Attn: Water Quality Assessment 2020, 25 Cosey Road, West Trenton, NJ 08628– 0360; or by hand to the latter address. All submissions should have the phrase ‘‘Water Quality Assessment 2020’’ in the subject line and should include the name, address (street address optional) and affiliation, if any, of the commenter. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John Yagecic, Manager, Water Quality Assessment, john.yagecic@drbc.nj.gov, 609–883–9500, ext. 271. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Delaware River Basin Commission (‘‘DRBC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’) is an interstate and federal compact agency that was created in 1961 by concurrent legislation of the States of Delaware, New Jersey, and New York, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States Government for purpose of jointly managing the water resources of the Delaware River Basin. DRBC currently is compiling data for the 2020 Delaware River and Bay Water Quality Assessment Report (‘‘2020 Assessment’’) required by the federal Clean Water Act (‘‘CWA’’). The 2020 Assessment will present the extent to which waters of the Delaware River and Bay are attaining designated uses in accordance with Section 305(b) of the CWA and the Commission’s Water Quality Regulations, 18 CFR part 410, and will identify impaired waters, which consist of waters in which surface water quality standards are not being met. The proposed assessment methodology to be used in the 2020 SUMMARY: Assessment is available for review at the following URL: https://www.nj.gov/ drbc/library/documents/WQAssessment Report2020_Methodology DRAFTjan20.pdf. BILLING CODE 6360–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities; Meeting Office of Undersecretary, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Department of Education. ACTION: Announcement of an open meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the agenda for the February 14, 2020, meeting of the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (PBA) and provides information to members of the public about the meeting. Notice of the meeting is required by § 10(a)2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. DATES: The PBA meeting will be held on February 14, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. E.D.T. at the U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Barnard Auditorium, Washington, DC 20202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sedika Franklin, Designated Federal Official, U.S. Department of Education, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20202; telephone: (202) 453–5630, or email sedika.franklin@ed.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PBA’s Statutory Authority and Function: The PBA is established by Executive Order 13779 (February 28, 2017) and is continued by Executive Order 138891 (September 27, 2019). The PBA is governed by the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2) which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The purpose of the PBA is to advise the President, through the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Initiative), on all matters pertaining to strengthening the educational capacity of Historically SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 18 / Tuesday, January 28, 2020 / Notices Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The PBA shall advise the President, through the Initiative, on all matters pertaining to strengthening the educational capacity of HBCUs, in particular, 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: The meeting agenda will include welcoming remarks; legislative updates as they pertain the HBCU matters; a short discussion with the U.S. Department of Education; federal presentations; and group discussion. The public comment period will begin immediately following the conclusion of the federal reports. Members of the public who wish to listen to the meeting via telephone may dial (202) 991–0393, 894863025#. Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting in person must submit an RSVP by email to the whirsvps@ed.gov mailbox. RSVPs must be received by close of business on February 11, 2020. In the subject line of the email, insert ‘‘Meeting RSVP: President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.’’ The email must include the name(s), title, organization/ affiliation, mailing address, email address, and telephone number, of the person(s) requesting to attend. 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 PBA at the February 14, 2020 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 February 11, 2020. In the subject line of the email request insert ‘‘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 point(s) to be made. All individuals submitting an advance VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:02 Jan 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 request in accordance with this notice will be afforded an opportunity to speak for no more than three minutes during the public comment period. Method Two: Register at the meeting location on February 14, 2020, to make an oral comment during 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 no more than three minutes. All oral comments made will become part of the official record of the PBA. Similarly, written materials distributed during oral presentations will become part of the official record of the meeting. Submission of Written Comments: Members of the public may submit written comments, which will be read during the public comment segment of the meeting. Written comments received by February 11, 2020, in the whirsvps@ ed.gov mailbox will be read during the meeting. In the subject line insert ‘‘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) submitting the comment. Written 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 PBA members. In general, written comments pertaining to the work of the PBA may be sent to oswhi-hbcu@ed.gov. Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the official transcript of the meeting on the PBA website 90 days after the meeting at www.ed.gov. Pursuant to 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 by February 6, 2020. We will attempt to meet all requests received by the due date, we may not be able to make available the requested auxiliary aid or service because of insufficient time to arrange it. PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4955 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: Executive Order 13779, continued by Executive Order 13889. Diane Auer Jones, Principal Deputy Under Secretary delegated the duties of Under Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–01402 Filed 1–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Applications for New Awards; Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: On December 27, 2019, we published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications for the Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions (DHSI) Program for fiscal year (FY) 2020. This notice revises the deadline for transmittal of applications and the deadline for intergovernmental review. All other requirements and conditions in the notice remain the same. SUMMARY: The correction is applicable January 28, 2020. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: February 24, 2020. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: April 24, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Njeri Clark, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 260–14, Washington, DC 20202– 4260. Telephone: (202) 453–6224. Email: Njeri.Clark@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay DATES: E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 18 (Tuesday, January 28, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4954-4955]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-01402]


=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


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

AGENCY: Office of Undersecretary, President's Board of Advisors on 
Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Department of Education.

ACTION: Announcement of an open meeting.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the agenda for the February 14, 2020, 
meeting of the President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black 
Colleges and Universities (PBA) and provides information to members of 
the public about the meeting. Notice of the meeting is required by 
Sec.  10(a)2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to 
notify the public of its opportunity to attend.

DATES: The PBA meeting will be held on February 14, 2020, from 10:00 
a.m. to 2:00 p.m. E.D.T. at the U.S. Department of Education, 400 
Maryland Avenue SW, Barnard Auditorium, Washington, DC 20202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sedika Franklin, Designated Federal 
Official, U.S. Department of Education, White House Initiative on 
Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, 
Washington, DC 20202; telephone: (202) 453-5630, or email 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    PBA's Statutory Authority and Function: The PBA is established by 
Executive Order 13779 (February 28, 2017) and is continued by Executive 
Order 138891 (September 27, 2019). The PBA is governed by the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 
2) which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory 
committees. The purpose of the PBA is to advise the President, through 
the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and 
Universities (Initiative), on all matters pertaining to strengthening 
the educational capacity of Historically

[[Page 4955]]

Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
    The PBA shall advise the President, through the Initiative, on all 
matters pertaining to strengthening the educational capacity of HBCUs, 
in particular, 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: The meeting agenda will include welcoming remarks; 
legislative updates as they pertain the HBCU matters; a short 
discussion with the U.S. Department of Education; federal 
presentations; and group discussion. The public comment period will 
begin immediately following the conclusion of the federal reports.
    Members of the public who wish to listen to the meeting via 
telephone may dial (202) 991-0393, 894863025#.
    Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting in person must 
submit an RSVP by email to the [email protected] mailbox. RSVPs must be 
received by close of business on February 11, 2020. In the subject line 
of the email, insert ``Meeting RSVP: President's Board of Advisors on 
Historically Black Colleges and Universities.'' The email must include 
the name(s), title, organization/affiliation, mailing address, email 
address, and telephone number, of the person(s) requesting to attend.
    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 PBA at the February 14, 2020 meeting.
    Method One: Submit a request by email to the [email protected] 
mailbox. Please do not send materials directly to PBA members. Requests 
must be received by February 11, 2020. In the subject line of the email 
request insert ``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 
point(s) to be made. All individuals submitting an advance request in 
accordance with this notice will be afforded an opportunity to speak 
for no more than three minutes during the public comment period.
    Method Two: Register at the meeting location on February 14, 2020, 
to make an oral comment during 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 no more than three 
minutes.
    All oral comments made will become part of the official record of 
the PBA. Similarly, written materials distributed during oral 
presentations will become part of the official record of the meeting.
    Submission of Written Comments: Members of the public may submit 
written comments, which will be read during the public comment segment 
of the meeting. Written comments received by February 11, 2020, in the 
[email protected] mailbox will be read during the meeting. In the subject 
line insert ``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) submitting the 
comment. Written 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 PBA 
members. In general, written comments pertaining to the work of the PBA 
may be sent to [email protected].
    Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the 
official transcript of the meeting on the PBA website 90 days after the 
meeting at www.ed.gov. Pursuant to FACA, the public may also inspect 
the materials at 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC, by emailing 
[email protected] 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 by February 6, 2020. We 
will attempt to meet all requests received by the due 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:  Executive Order 13779, continued by Executive Order 
13889.

Diane Auer Jones,
Principal Deputy Under Secretary delegated the duties of Under 
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-01402 Filed 1-27-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4000-01-P