[Federal Register: October 16, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 200)]
[Page 63905-63906]
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President's Advisory Board on Tribal Colleges and Universities 

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

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


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: October 29, 2002-9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    Location: Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), 83 Avan Nu Po 
Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508
    Date and Time: October 29, 2002-8:30 a.m. to 12.
    Location: Institute of American Indian Arts Museum, 108 Cathedral 
Place, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victoria Vasques, Acting Executive 
Director, President's Advisory Board on Tribal Colleges and 
Universities, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: (202) 260-7485. Fax: (202) 260-4149.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board is established by Executive Order 
13270 dated July 3, 2002 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) 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 facility; and (5) 
help implement the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and meet other high 
standards of educational achievement.
    The general public is welcome to attend. However, space is limited 
and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Individuals who 
need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting 
(i.e. interpreting services, assistive listening devices, materials in 
alternative format) should notify Betty Thompson at (202) 260-0223 no 
later than October 21, 2002. We will attempt to meet requests after 
this date, but cannot guarantee availability of the requested 
accommodation. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with 
    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

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U.S.C. 552, 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 the White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges 
& Universities, United States Department of Education, 400 Maryland 
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Rod Paige,
Secretary, Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 02-26198 Filed 10-15-02; 8:45 am]