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Department of Defense; Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.


Quarterly Meeting Notice.


Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), this notice announces the following meeting of the Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU).


Tuesday, November 18, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Board of Regents Conference Room (D3001), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814.

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Janet S. Taylor, Designated Federal Official, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814; telephone 301-295-3066. Ms. Taylor can also provide base access procedures.

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Purpose of the Meeting: Meetings of the Board of Regents assure that USU operates in the best traditions of academia. An outside Board is necessary for institutional accreditation.

Agenda: The actions that will take place include the approval of minutes from the Board of Regents Meeting held August 5, 2008; acceptance of administrative reports; approval of faculty appointments and promotions; and the awarding of masters and doctoral degrees in nursing, the biomedical sciences and public health. The President, USU; Dean, USU School of Medicine; Dean, USU Graduate School of Nursing; Director, Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute; Director, Military Cancer Institute; and the President, USU Faculty Senate will also present reports. These actions are necessary for the University to pursue its mission, which is to provide outstanding health care practitioners and scientists to the uniformed services.

Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to Federal statute and regulations (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165) and the availability of space, this meeting is completely open to the public. Seating is on a first-come basis.

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 Official at the address listed above. If such statement is not received at least 10 calendar days prior to the meeting, it may not be provided to or considered Start Printed Page 63139by the Board of Regents until its next open meeting. The Designated Federal Official will review all timely submissions with the Board of Regents Chairman and ensure such submissions are provided to Board of Regents Members before the meeting. After reviewing the written comments, submitters may be invited to orally present their issues during the November 2008 meeting or at a future meeting.

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Dated: October 15, 2008.

Patricia L. Toppings,

OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. E8-25300 Filed 10-22-08; 8:45 am]