FR Doc 04-15537
[Federal Register: July 8, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 130)]
[Page 41241]
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National Board of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary 
Education, Department of Education

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice provides the schedule and a summary of the agenda 
for an upcoming meeting of the National Board of the Fund for the 
Improvement of Postsecondary Education (Board). The notice also 
describes the functions of the Board. Notice of this meeting is 
required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 
This notice is published less than 15 days prior to the date of the 
meeting due to unexpected delays in finalizing arrangements for the 

Date and Time: July 14, 2004, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ADDRESSES: St. Gregory Hotel, 2033 M Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036. 
Telephone: (202) 530-3600.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald Fischer, U.S. Department of 
Education, 1990 K Street NW., Washington, DC 20006-8544; telephone 
(202) 502-7500; e-mail
    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 the preceding paragraph as soon as possible.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Board of the Fund for the 
Improvement of Postsecondary Education is established under section 742 
of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1138a). The Board is 
authorized to advise the Director of the Fund and the Assistant 
Secretary for Postsecondary Education on (1) priorities for the 
improvement of postsecondary education, including recommendations for 
the improvement of postsecondary education and for the evaluation, 
dissemination, and adaptation of demonstrated improvements in 
postsecondary educational practice; and (2) the operation of the Fund, 
including advice on planning documents, guidelines, and procedures for 
grant competitions prepared by the Fund.
    On Monday, July 14, 2004, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Board will 
meet in open session. The proposed agenda for the meeting will include 
discussions of the Fund's programs and special initiatives. A special 
presentation will be made on a US-Brazil Consortia Program project. A 
special topic of discussion will be Congressionally directed grants.
    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, 6th Floor, 1990 K Street NW., Washington, DC 
20006-8544 from the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wilbert Bryant,
 Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs Office of 
Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 04-15537 Filed 7-7-04; 8:45 am]