[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 214 (Tuesday, November 6, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 62635]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-21803]


=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


The Historically Black Colleges and Universities Capital 
Financing Advisory 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 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.

DATES: Friday, November 30, 2007.
    Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Clark Atlanta University, Board Room, Thomas W. Cole Science 
Research Center, 223 J.P. Brawley Drive, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30314.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Don E. Watson, Executive Director, 
Historically Black College and University Capital Financing Program, 
1990 K Street, NW., Room 6130, Washington, DC 20006; telephone: (202) 
219-7037; fax: (202) 502-7852; e-mail: [email protected].
    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 Historically Black College and 
University 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 purpose of this meeting is to review current program 
activities, provide guidance for 2008 activities, to make 
recommendations to the Secretary on the current capital needs of 
Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 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 
Don Watson at 202 219-7037, no later than November 15, 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 Friday, November 
30, 2007 between 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Those members of the public 
interested in submitting written comments may do so by submitting them 
to the attention of Don E. Watson, 1990 K Street, NW., Washington DC, 
by Friday, November 23, 2007.
    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 (Board), 1990 K Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20006, from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern 
Standard Time Monday through Friday (EST).
    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 Document Format (PDF) on the 
Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/federegister.
    To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available 
free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. 
Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free at 1-888-293-6498; or in 
the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-1530.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the 
official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal 
Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/index.html.


Thomas C. Dawson III,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs.
 [FR Doc. E7-21803 Filed 11-5-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4000-01-P