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HISPANIC SERVING INSTITUTIONS (HSIs) 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
HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HBCUs) Accredited institutions established before 1964, whose principal mission is the education of black Americans. Legal Foundation – Executive Order 13256 Number of Schools - 105
TRIBAL COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (TCUs) 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
ALASKA NATIVE SERVING INSTITUTIONS (ANSIs) An accredited institution where Alaska Natives constitute a minimum of 20% of total enrollment. Legal Foundation – Executive Order 13096 Number of Schools - 10
NATIVE HAWAIIAN SERVING INSTITUTIONS (NHSIs) 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
CATEGORIES - ASSISTING MINORITY SERVINGINSTITUTION INITIATIVES • OUTREACH AND CUSTOMER RELATIONS • TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND CAPACITY BUILDING • ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT • COLLABORATIVE RESEARACH AND JOINT • PROGRAMS IMPLEMENTATION • RECRUITMENT
OUTREACH AND CUSTOMER RELATIONS Develop and maintain relationships with MSI stakeholders, various White House Initiative Offices and linked national and local organizations, resulting in better cooperation. EXAMPLE 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.
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND CAPACITY BUILDING Provide technical assistance to increase the capacity of MSIs to be more competitive for Departmental grants, contracts, cooperative agreements and programs. EXAMPLES 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.
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Provide financial assistance as a catalyst to stimulate economic and community growth. EXAMPLE 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.
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH AND JOINT PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION Develop centers of joint program activity and launch joint program initiatives. EXAMPLE 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.
RECRUITMENT Develop and maintain educational partnerships with MSIs in order to enhance Departmental Recruitment Initiatives. EXAMPLE 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 Historically Black Colleges and Universities http://www.ed.gov/about/inits/list/whhbcu/edlite-index.html White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities http://www.ed.gov/about/inits/list/whtc/edlite-index.html White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans http://www.yesican.gov/index.html
…More 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 http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/edlite-minorityinst-list-hisp-tab.html Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) http://www.hacu.net/assnfe/CompanyDirectory.asp?STYLE=2&COMPANY_TYPE=1,5&SEARCH_TYPE=0
Who, What, and, Where • Grants Management • Acquisition Management – Contracts • Office of Human Resources
What happens with the reports? 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.
2006 Funding Institutions of Higher Education • $625,028,702 2007 Funding Institutions of Higher Education $383,040,092
2006 Funding Minority Serving Institutions 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
Minority Serving Institutions Community of Partners Council–MSI-COPC The MSI-COPC meetings are held the second two of each month at 10:00 a.m. www.msi-copc.org
Creating a Presence Minority Serving Institutions Technical Assistance Workshop September 21-25, 2009Dallas, Texas • U. S. Department of Commerce • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission • U. S. Agency for International Development • U.S. National Science Foundation • U.S. Department of Energy
Contact information Senora Coggs 202 482-8190 Scoggs@doc.gov