FR Doc 2010-30204
[Federal Register: December 1, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 230)]
[Page 74695]
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The Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) 
National Board

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming open meeting of the National Board (Board) of the Fund for the 
Improvement of Postsecondary Education. 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 
published less than 15 days prior to the date of the meeting due to 
unexpected delays in finalizing arrangements for the meeting.

DATES: Monday, December 13, 2010.
    Time: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

ADDRESSES: Capital Hilton, Pan American Room, 1001 16th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 393-1000.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin M. McDermott, U.S. Department of 
Education, 1990 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006-8544; telephone: 
(202) 502-7607; email:

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Board of the Fund for the 
Improvement of Postsecondary Education is established in Title VII, 
Part B, section 742 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (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, December 13, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Eastern 
Standard Time, the Board will meet in open session. The proposed agenda 
for the meeting will include discussion of the Fund's programs and 
special initiatives. Presentations will be made on behalf of projects 
administered by the Fund.
    The meeting is accessible to individuals with disabilities. 
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.
    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 
Erin McDermott at (202) 502-7607, no later than December 8, 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.
    Members of the public are encouraged to submit written comments by 
submitting comments to the attention of Erin M. McDermott, 1990 K 
Street, NW., Room 6142, Washington, DC 20006-8544 or by e-mail at
    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., Eastern Standard 
Time. (EST) from Monday through Friday.
    Electronic Access to This Document: You may view this document, as 
well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Format (PDF), on the Internet at 
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Government Printing Office (GPO), toll-free at 1-866-512-1800; or, in 
the Washington, DC area at (202) 512-0000.

Eduardo M. Ochoa,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 2010-30204 Filed 11-30-10; 8:45 am]