[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 135 (Monday, July 15, 2013)]
[Page 42053]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-16862]



Office of the Secretary

Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of the Health 
Sciences; Quarterly Meeting Notice

AGENCY: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), 

ACTION: Quarterly meeting notice.


SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 
1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine 
Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150, the 
Department of Defense announces the following meeting of the Board of 
Regents, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

DATES: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (Open 
Session) and 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Closed Session).

ADDRESSES: Everett Alvarez Jr. Board of Regents Room (D3001), Uniformed 
Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, 
Bethesda, Maryland 20814.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: S. Leeann Ori, Designated Federal 
Officer, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814; telephone 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the 
meeting is to review the operations of USU, particularly the academic 
affairs and provide advice to the USU President and the Director of 
Tricare Management Activity. These actions are necessary for the 
University to pursue its mission, which is to provide outstanding 
healthcare practitioners and scientists to the uniformed services, and 
to obtain institutional accreditation.
    Agenda: The actions that will take place include the approval of 
minutes from the Board of Regents Meeting held May 17, 2013; 
recommendations regarding the approval of faculty appointments and 
promotions in the School of Medicine; recommendations regarding the 
awarding of master's and doctoral degrees in the biomedical sciences 
and public health; approval of awards and honors; a review of the USU 
mission, vision and values; and a Board recommendation regarding the 
DoD civilian hiring freeze. The President, USU will provide a report 
and information from both academic and administrative University 
officials will be presented during the meeting. A closed session will 
be held to discuss personnel actions and to conduct the annual 
assessment of the USU President.
    Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to Federal statute and regulations 
(5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165) and the 
availability of space, the meeting is open to the public from 8:00 a.m. 
to 11:30 a.m. Seating is on a first-come basis. Members of the public 
wishing to attend the meeting should contact S. Leeann Ori at the 
address and phone number in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Mrs. Ori 
can also provide base access procedures.
    Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(2) and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6), the 
Department of Defense has determined that a portion of the meeting 
shall be closed to the public. The Under Secretary of Defense 
(Personnel and Readiness), in consultation with the Office of the DoD 
General Counsel, has determined in writing that a portion of the 
committee's meeting will be closed as it contains information related 
solely to the internal personnel rules and practices of the agency and 
the subject matter involves personal and private observations.
    Written Statements: Interested persons may submit a written 
statement for consideration by the Board of Regents. Individuals 
submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the 
Designated Federal Officer at the address listed in FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT. If such statement is not received at least 5 
calendar days prior to the meeting, it may not be provided to or 
considered by the Board of Regents until its next open meeting. The 
Designated Federal Officer will compile all timely submissions with the 
Board of Regents Chairman and ensure such submissions are provided to 
Board of Regents Members before the meeting.

    Dated: July 10, 2013.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2013-16862 Filed 7-12-13; 8:45 am]