[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 82 (Wednesday, April 29, 2015)]
[Pages 23789-23790]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-09978]



National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and 
Integrity Meeting

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, National Advisory Committee 
on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI), U.S. Department of 

ACTION: Announcement of the time and location of a meeting.


SUMMARY: This meeting notice is an update to the previous notice 
published in the Federal Register (59 FR 16369) on March 27, 2015, and 
sets forth the time and location for the June 25-26, 2015 meeting of 
the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity 
(NACIQI). The notice of this meeting is required under Section 10(a)(2) 
of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and Section 114(d)(1)(B) 
of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended.

DATES: The NACIQI meeting will be held on June 25-26, 2015, from 8:00 
a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Sheraton Pentagon City, 900 S. Orme Street, 
Arlington, VA 22204.

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary 
Education, 1990 K Street NW., Room 8072, Washington, DC 20006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Howes, Committee Coordinator, 
NACIQI, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street NW., Room 8061, 
Washington, DC 20006-8129, telephone: (202) 502-7769, fax: (202) 502-
7874, or email: Patricia.Howes@ed.gov.

    NACIQI's Statutory Authority and Function: The NACIQI is 
established under Section 114 of the HEA of 1965, as amended, 20 U.S.C. 
1011c. The NACIQI advises the Secretary of Education about:
     The establishment and enforcement of the criteria for 
recognition of accrediting agencies or associations under Subpart 2, 
Part H, Title IV, of the HEA, as amended.
     The recognition of specific accrediting agencies or 
associations or a specific State approval agency.
     The preparation and publication of the list of nationally 
recognized accrediting agencies and associations.
     The eligibility and certification process for institutions 
of higher education under Title IV, of the HEA, together with 
recommendations for improvement in such process.
     The relationship between (1) accreditation of institutions 
of higher education and the certification and eligibility of such 
institutions, and (2) State licensing responsibilities with respect to 
such institutions.
     Any other advisory function relating to accreditation and 
institutional eligibility that the Secretary may prescribe.
    Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the 
official report of the meeting on the NACIQI Web site 90 days after the 
meeting. Pursuant to the FACA, the public may also inspect the 
materials at 1990 K Street NW., Washington, DC, by emailing 
aslrecordsmanager@ed.gov or by calling (202) 219-7067 to schedule an 
    Reasonable Accommodations: The meeting site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or 
service to participate in the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, 
assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format), 
notify the contact person listed in this notice at least two weeks 
before the scheduled meeting date. Although we will attempt to meet a 
request received after that date, we may not be able to make available 
the requested auxiliary aid or service because of insufficient time to 
arrange it.

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    Delegation of Authority: The Secretary of Education has delegated 
authority to Jamienne S. Studley, Deputy Under Secretary, to perform 
the functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary 

    Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1011c.

Jamienne S. Studley,
Deputy Under Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2015-09978 Filed 4-28-15; 8:45 am]