FR Doc E7-10635
[Federal Register: June 1, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 105)]
[Notices]               
[Page 30567-30568]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges and Universities

AGENCY: Department of Education, President's Board of Advisors on 
Tribal Colleges and Universities.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of the 
upcoming meeting of the President's Board of Advisors on Tribal 
Colleges and Universities. 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 its opportunity to attend.
    Dates and Times: Monday, June 18, 2007, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and 
Tuesday, June 19, 2007, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Board will meet at the Mt. Pleasant Comfort Inn and 
Suites, 2424 South Mission, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, phone: 989-772-
4000.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Cavett, Executive Director, 
White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities, 1990 K 
Street, NW., Room 7014, Washington, DC 20006; telephone: (202) 219-
7040, fax: 202-219-7086.
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President's Board of Advisors on Tribal 
Colleges and Universities is established under Executive Order 13270, 
dated July 2, 2002, and Executive Order 13385 dated September 25, 2005.
    The Board is established (a) to report to the President annually on 
the results of the participation of tribal colleges and universities 
(TCUs) in Federal programs, including recommendations on how to 
increase the private sector role, including the role of private 
foundations, in strengthening these institutions, with particular 
emphasis also given to enhancing institutional planning and 
development, strengthening fiscal stability and financial management, 
and improving institutional infrastructure, including the use of 
technology, to ensure the long-term viability and enhancement of these 
institutions; (b) to advise the President and the Secretary of 
Education (Secretary) on the needs of TCUs in the areas of 
infrastructure, academic programs, and faculty and institutional 
development; (c) to advise the Secretary in the preparation of a Three-
Year Federal plan for assistance to TCUs in increasing their capacity 
to participate in Federal programs; (d) to provide the President with 
an annual progress report on enhancing the capacity of TCUs to serve 
their students; and (e) to develop, in consultation with the Department 
of Education and other Federal agencies, a private sector strategy to 
assist TCUs.
    The purpose of the meeting is to update and document the Board's 
Action Agenda through a review of collaborative efforts and to discuss 
relevant issues to be addressed as the Board pursues opportunities to 
strengthen capacity of programs at the tribal colleges and 
universities.
    Additional Information: Individuals who will need accommodations 
for a disability in order to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting 
services, assistive listening devices, or material in alternative 
format) should notify Tonya Ewers at (202) 219-7040, no later than 
Friday, June 1, 2007. 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.
    An opportunity for public comment is available on Monday, June 18, 
2007, between 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Comments will be limited to five (5) 
minutes for those speakers who sign up to speak. Those members of the 
public interested in submitting written comments may do so at the 
address indicated above by Friday, June 1, 2007.

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    Records are kept of all Board proceedings and are available for 
public inspection at the Office of the White House Initiative on Tribal 
Colleges and Universities, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20006, during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 
Eastern Standard Time Monday through Friday.
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James Manning,
Delegated the Authority of Assistant Secretary, Office of Postsecondary 
Education.
[FR Doc. E7-10635 Filed 5-31-07; 8:45 am]

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