FR Doc 2010-17699
[Federal Register: July 20, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 138)]
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[Page 42081-42082]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
The Historically Black College and University Capital Financing 
Advisory Board

AGENCY: Department of Education. The Historically Black College and 
University Capital Financing Advisory Board.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming open meeting of the Historically Black College and University 
Capital Financing Advisory Board (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.

DATES: Friday, July 30, 2010.

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TIME: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Education, Board Room, 555 New Jersey 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. 20001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald E. Watson, Executive Director, 
Historically Black College and University Capital Financing (HBCU 
Capital Financing) Advisory Board, 1990 K Street, NW., Room 6071, 
Washington, DC 20006; telephone: (202) 219-7037; fax: (202) 502-7852; 
e-mail: donald.watson@ed.gov.
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339, 
Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern 
Standard Time.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 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 (HBCU) 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 HBCUs, 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 purpose of this meeting is to review current program 
activities, to make administrative and legislative recommendations to 
the Secretary and the U.S. Congress that address the current capital 
needs of HBCUs and capital financing issues of HBCUs, and to share 
additional steps in which the HBCU Capital Financing Program might 
improve its operation.
    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 
Donald Watson at 202 219-7037, no later than July 16, 2010. 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 Friday, July 30, 
2010, between 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m. Those members of the public interested 
in submitting written comments may do so by submitting them to the 
attention of Donald Watson, 1990 K Street, NW., Room 6071, Washington, 
DC, by Friday, July 16, 2010.
    Records are kept of all Board proceedings and are available for 
public inspection at the Office of the Historically Black College and 
University Capital Financing Advisory Board, 1990 K Street, NW., Room 
6071, Washington, DC 20006, from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern 
Standard Time (EST), Monday through Friday.
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Eduardo M. Ochoa,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 2010-17699 Filed 7-19-10; 8:45 am]
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