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Subject: National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity: Notice of Membership

Publication Date: January 3, 2013

Posted Date: January 3, 2013

Subject: National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity: Notice of Membership

FR Type: Notice


[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 2 (Thursday, January 3, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 295-296]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31620]
 
 
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
 
 
National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and 
Integrity: Notice of Membership
 
AGENCY: National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and 
Integrity, Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.
 
[[Page 296]]
 
What is the purpose of this notice?
 
    The purpose of this notice is to list the members of the National 
Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI). 
This notice is required under Section 114(e)(1) of the Higher Education 
Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended.
 
What is the role of NACIQI?
 
    The NACIQI is established under Section 114 of the HEA, and is 
composed of 18 members appointed--
    (A) On the basis of the individuals' experience, integrity, 
impartiality, and good judgment;
    (B) From among individuals who are representatives of, or 
knowledgeable concerning, education and training beyond secondary 
education, representing all sectors and types of institutions of higher 
education; and,
    (C) On the basis of the individuals' technical qualifications, 
professional standing, and demonstrated knowledge in the fields of 
accreditation and administration of higher education.
 
The NACIQI meets at least twice a year and provides recommendations to 
the Secretary of Education pertaining to:
     The establishment and enforcement of the standards of 
accrediting agencies or associations under subpart 2 of part H of Title 
IV, HEA.
     The recognition of specific accrediting agencies or 
associations.
     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.
     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 functions relating to accreditation and 
institutional eligibility that the Secretary may prescribe by 
regulation.
 
What are the terms of office for the committee members?
 
    The term of office of each member is six years, except that the 
terms of office for the initial members of the Committee shall be three 
years for members appointed by the Secretary; four years for members 
appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; and six years 
for members appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Any 
member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of 
the term for which the member's predecessor was appointed is appointed 
for the remainder of the term.
 
Who are the current members of the committee?
 
    The current members of the NACIQI are:
 
Members Appointed by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan With Terms 
Expiring September 30, 2013
 
     Jamienne S. Studley, J.D., NACIQI Chair, President and 
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Public Advocates, Inc., San Francisco, 
California.
     Earl Lewis, Ph.D., Provost and Executive Vice President 
for Academic Affairs, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
     Susan D. Phillips, Ph.D., Provost and Vice President for 
Academic Affairs, The State University of New York at Albany, Albany, 
New York.
     Beter-Aron Shimeles, Student Member, Operations 
Coordinator, Peer Health Exchange NYC, Brooklyn, NY.
     Frank H. Wu, J.D., Chancellor and Dean, University of 
California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California.
     Federico Zaragoza, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor of Economic and 
Workforce Development, Alamo Community College District, San Antonio, 
Texas.
 
Members Appointed by Speaker of the House of Representatives With Terms 
Expiring September 30, 2014
 
     Arthur J. Rothkopf, J.D., NACIQI Vice-Chair, President 
Emeritus, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania. (Mr. Rothkopf 
resides in Washington, DC)
     Arthur Keiser, Ph.D., Chancellor, Keiser University, Fort 
Lauderdale, Florida.
     William E. Kirwan, Ph.D., Chancellor, University System of 
Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
     William Pepicello, Ph.D., President, University of 
Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona.
     Carolyn G. Williams, Ph.D., President Emeritus, Bronx 
Community College, City University of New York, Bronx, New York.
     George T. French, Jr., Ph.D., President, Miles College, 
Fairfield, Alabama.
 
Members Appointed by President Pro Tempore of the Senate With Terms 
Expiring September 30, 2016
 
     Bruce Cole, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute, 
Washington, DC.
     Jill Derby, Ph.D., Governance Consultant, Association of 
Governing Boards of Colleges and Universities.
     Wilfred McClay, Ph.D., SunTrust Bank Chair of Excellence 
in Humanities, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, 
Tennessee.
     Anne D. Neal, J.D., President, American Council of 
Trustees and Alumni, Washington, DC.
     Cameron C. Staples, J.D., President and Chief Executive 
Officer (CEO), New England Association of Schools and Colleges, 
Bedford, Massachusetts.
     Larry N. Vanderhoef, Ph.D., Chancellor Emeritus, 
University of California--Davis, Davis, California.
 
How can I obtain additional information?
 
    If you have any specific questions about the NACIQI, please contact 
Carol Griffiths, Executive Director, NACIQI Committee, telephone (202) 
219-7009, fax (202) 502-7874, email: Carol.Griffiths@ed.gov, between 
9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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    Dated: December 27, 2012.
Arne Duncan,
Secretary of Education.
[FR Doc. 2012-31620 Filed 1-2-13; 8:45 am]
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