FR Doc E6-17387
[Federal Register: October 18, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 201)]
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[Page 61462-61463]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
The Historically Black Colleges and Universities Capital 
Financing Advisory Board; Notice of an Open Meeting

AGENCY: The Historically Black Colleges and Universities Capital 
Financing Board, Department of Education.

SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming meeting of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 
Capital Financing Advisory 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 and is intended to 
notify the public of their opportunity to attend. This notice is 
appearing less than 15 days prior to the meeting because of scheduling 
difficulties in obtaining a quorum for the meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Pappas, Executive Director, 
Historically Black Colleges and Universities Capital Financing Program, 
1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006; telephone: (202) 502-7566; 
fax: (202) 502-7852; e-mail: Steven.Pappas@ed.gov. Individuals who use 
a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal

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Information Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., 
eastern time, Monday through Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Historically Black Colleges and 
Universities Capital Financing Advisory Board (Board) is authorized by 
Title III, Part D, Section 347 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as 
amended in 1998 (20 U.S.C. 1066f). The Board is established within the 
Department of Education to provide advice and counsel to the Secretary 
and the designated bonding authority as to the most effective and 
efficient means of implementing construction financing on Historically 
Black College and University campuses and to advise Congress regarding 
the progress made in implementing the program. Specifically, the Board 
will provide advice as to the capital needs of Historically Black 
Colleges and Universities, how those needs can be met through the 
program, and what additional steps might be taken to improve the 
operation and implementation of the construction financing program.
    The meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, October 
27, 2006, at the Gallery Lounge, Blackburn Center, Howard University, 
2400 Sixth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20059. The purpose of this 
meeting is to review current program activities and to make 
recommendations to the Secretary on the current capital needs of 
Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order 
to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistance 
listening devices, or materials in alternative format) should notify 
Paula Hill at (202) 502-7795, no later than October 23, 2006. We will 
attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date but cannot 
guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities.
    Records are kept of all Board proceedings and are available for 
public inspection at the Office of the Historically Black Colleges and 
Universities Capital Financing Advisory Board (Board), 1990 K Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20006, from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday 
through Friday.

    Dated: October 13, 2006.
James F. Manning,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
 [FR Doc. E6-17387 Filed 10-17-06; 8:45 am]

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