[Federal Register: July 9, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 131)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
 
President's Advisory Board on Tribal Colleges and Universities; 
Meeting

agency: President's Advisory Board on Tribal Colleges and Universities.

action: Notice of open meeting.

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summary: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of the 
first meeting of the President's Advisory Board on Tribal Colleges and 
Universities and is intended to notify the general public of their 
opportunity to attend. This notice also describes the functions of the 
Board. Notice of the Board's meeting is required under Section 10(a)(2) 
of the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

date and time: July 20, 1999, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

location: The Clark Room, Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C Street, SW., 
Washington, D.C. 20024.

for further information, contact: Carrie Billy, Executive Director, 
President's Advisory Board on Tribal Colleges and Universities, U.S. 
Department of Education, 4050 MES, 330 C Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 
20202-7594, Telephone: 202-260.5714.

supplementary information: The Board is established by Executive Order 
13021 (October 19, 1996) to provide advice regarding the progress made 
by federal agencies toward fulfilling the purposes and objective of the 
order. The Board shall also provide recommendations to the President 
and the Secretary of Education at least annually on ways Tribal 
Colleges can:
    (1) Use long-term development, endowment building, and master 
planning to strengthen institutional viability;
    (2) Use the federal and private sector to improve financial 
management and security, obtain private sector funding support, and 
expand and complement federal education initiatives;
    (3) Develop institutional capacity through the use of new and 
emerging technologies offered by the federal and private sectors;
    (4) Enhance physical infrastructure to facilitate more efficient 
operation and effective recruitment and retention of students and 
faculty; and
    (5) Help achieve National Education Goals and meet other high 
standards of education accomplishment.
    The meeting agenda will include: orientation of the new 
Presidentially appointed members; discussion, including 
recommendations, on assisting the Tribal Colleges in addressing 
existing needs; and discussion of the federal government's progress in 
implementing Executive Order 13021.
    The general public is encouraged to attend. However, space is 
limited and is available on a first come, first served basis.
    A summary of the activities of the meeting and other related 
materials, which are informative to the public and consistent with the 
policy of section 5 U.S.C. 552b, will be available to the public within 
14 days after the meeting. Records are kept of all Board proceedings 
and are available for public inspection at White House Initiative on 
Tribal Colleges & Universities, United States Department of Education, 
4050 MES, 330 C Street, SW, Washington, D.C. from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 
p.m.

    Dated: July 2, 1999.
Robert D. Muller,
Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Vocational and Adult Education.
[FR Doc 99-17423 Filed 7-8-99; 8:45 am]
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