[Federal Register: June 16, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 115)]
[Notices]               
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
National Board of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary 
Education; Meeting

AGENCY: National Board of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary 
Education, Education.

ACTION: Notice of partially closed meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the proposed agenda of a forthcoming 
meeting of the National Board of the Fund for the Improvement of 
Postsecondary Education. This notice also describes the functions of 
the Board. Notice of this meeting is required under Section 10(a)(2) of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

DATES AND TIMES: June 26, 1998 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Channel Inn Hotel, 650 Water Street, S.W., Washington, DC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Charles Karelis, U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue, 
S.W., Room 3100, ROB # 3, Washington, DC. 20202-5175. Telephone: (202) 
708-5750. Individuals who use a telecommunication device for the deaf 
(TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-
877-8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through 
Friday.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternate format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the contact person listed in the preceding 
paragraph.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Board of the Fund for the 
Improvement of Postsecondary Education is established under Section 
1001 of the Higher Education Amendments of 1980, Title X (20 U.S.C. 
1131a-1). The National Board of the Fund is authorized to recommend to 
the Director of the Fund and the Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary 
Education priorities for funding and approval or disapproval of grants 
of a given kind.
    On June 26, 1998, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. the Board will meet 
in open session. The proposed agenda for the open portion of the 
meeting will include a review of the Comprehensive Program priorities, 
an update of FIPSE targeted competitions, and an update of FIPSE's FY 
1998 budget.
    On June 26, 1998, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. the meeting will be 
closed to the public for the purpose of reviewing and recommending 
grant applications submitted to the Comprehensive Program. This portion 
of the meeting will be closed under the authority of Section 10(d) of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463; 5 U.S.C.A. Appendix 
2) and under exemptions (4) and (6) of the Government in the Sunshine 
Act (Public law 94-409, 5 U.S.C. 552b (c) (4) and (6). The review and 
discussions of the applications and the qualifications of proposed 
staff to work on these grants are likely to disclose trade secrets and 
commercial or financial information obtained from a person and 
privileged or confidential, and to disclose information of a personal 
nature where disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion 
of personal privacy if conducted in open session.
    The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. An 
individual with a disability who 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) should notify the 
contact person listed in this notice at least two weeks before the 
scheduled meeting date. Although the Department will attempt to meet a 
request received after that date, the requested auxiliary aid or 
service may not be available because of insufficient time to arrange 
it.
    A summary of the activities at the closed session and related 
matters which are informative to the public consistent with the policy 
of Title 5 U.S.C. 552b will be available to the public within fourteen 
days of the meeting.
    Records are kept of all Board proceedings, and are available for 
public inspection at the office of the Fund for the Improvement of 
Postsecondary Education, Room 3100, Regional Office Building # 3, 7th &
D Streets, S.W.,

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Washington, DC 20202 from the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Dated: June 12, 1998.
David A. Longanecker,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 98-16090 Filed 6-12-98; 1:57 pm]
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