Minority Serving Institutions Program (MSIP). HISPANIC SERVING INSTITUTIONS (HSIs ). Hispanics constitute a minimum of 25% of total undergraduate full-time equivalent enrollment at accredited institutions, and
Hispanics constitute a minimum of 25% of total undergraduate full-time equivalent enrollment at accredited institutions, and
Institutions that assure that not less than 50% of its Hispanic students are low-income.
Legal Foundation - Executive Order 13230
Number of accredited HSIs - 143
Accredited institutions established before 1964, whose principal mission is the education of black Americans.
Legal Foundation – Executive Order 13256
Number of Schools - 105
Institutions cited in section 532 of the Equity in Educational Land-Grant Status Act of 1994, any other institution that qualifies for funding under the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act of 1978 and Dine\' College, authorized in the Navajo Community College Assistance Act of 1978
Legal Foundation – Executive Order 13270
Number of Schools - 36
An accredited institution where Alaska Natives constitute a minimum of 20% of total enrollment.
Legal Foundation – Executive Order 13096
Number of Schools - 10
An accredited institution where Native Hawaiians
constitute a minimum of 10% of total enrollment.
Legal Foundation – Higher Education Act of 1998, as amended.
Number of Schools - 10
Develop and maintain relationships with MSI
stakeholders, various White House Initiative Offices and linked national and local organizations, resulting in better cooperation.
Making MSIs aware of Departmental funding and employment opportunities through the websites, bureau publications and Departmental Offices, personal contacts, sponsorships and participation in conferences, seminars, workshops and career fairs.
Provide technical assistance to increase the capacity of MSIs to be more competitive for Departmental grants, contracts, cooperative agreements and programs.
The Department sponsors a national MSI Technical Assistance and Capacity Building conference each year. The conference includes workshops on contracts and grants writing for competitive funding, grants management and partnerships.
Provide financial assistance as a catalyst to stimulate economic and community growth.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) funded a project at the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque (HSI), that extended the signal of the University’s television station and increased the public television programming to approximately 174,000 viewers. The station serves a population of more than 750,000 viewers.
JOINT PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION
Develop centers of joint program activity and launch joint program initiatives.
NOAA provided financial assistance to the University of Guam (NHSI) to support the strengthening of regional capabilities for training students in the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands; the program also addressed NOAA’s related management challenges and developed programs focused on coral reefs, fisheries, atmospheric science, marine biotechnology, and ocean resources management.
Develop and maintain educational partnerships with MSIs in order to enhance Departmental Recruitment Initiatives.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) works with Haskell Indian Nations University (TCU) and Inter-America University of Mayaguez (HSI) recruiting and encouraging students to participate in the Student Undergraduate Research Program (SURF) and other internship programs offered at NIST.
White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans http://www.yesican.gov/index.html
U.S. Department of Education, Title V List
http://www.ed.gov/programs/idueshsi/t5abstracts2006.doc; for the most recent 2007 directory, see HSI Directory 03-07
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights- the institutions of higher education whose full time equivalent (FTE) enrollment of undergraduate students is at least 25 percent Hispanic
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
The reports are consolidated into one Departmental Corporate Report
It is submitted to the appropriate White House Initiative for consolidation into a federal agency wide report
The report is submitted to the appropriate President’s Advisory Council
The Chair of the Council and Executive Director provide copies of the report to the President
The report is published on White House Initiative’s public website and in a paper document.
Institutions of Higher Education
2.26% Historically Black Colleges and Universities
0.97% Hispanic Serving Institutions
0.04% Tribal Colleges and Universities
0.006% Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions
1.8% Alaska Native Serving Institutions
The MSI-COPC meetings are held the second two of each month
at 10:00 a.m. www.msi-copc.org
Minority Serving Institutions
Technical Assistance Workshop September 21-25, 2009Dallas, Texas