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TILE V, HISPANIC SERVING INSTITUTIONS Peter Fusscas Carolyn Proctor HACU'S 16 TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CAPITOL FORUM.

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1 TILE V, HISPANIC SERVING INSTITUTIONS Peter Fusscas Carolyn Proctor HACU'S 16 TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CAPITOL FORUM

2 Title V: Three Programs 2 Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Program, Part A Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunites for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Program, Part B HSI STEM and Articulation Program

3 Title V Funding- FY Part A (HSI)$117,429,000 Part B (PPOHA)$ 22,000,000 HSI STEM$ 100,000,000

4 Two Components of Eligibility 4 1) Request for Designation of Eligibility Your institution must be certified as an eligible institution You must apply every year you seek new funds 2) HSI Assurance Due with Title V application Mandatory for Title V Program eligibility An enrollment of undergraduate full-time equivalent (FTE) students that is at least 25% Hispanic

5 Health Care & Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of HSI STEM & ARTICULATION PROGRAMS (84.031C)

6 6 Health Care and Education Affordability Act of 2010 Amends Title III, Part F, section 371of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as Amended (HEA) Appropriates $100 M for Hispanic Serving Institutions FY AUTHORIZATION

7 REGULATIONS 7 HSI STEM & Articulation Programs authorizing legislation reference sections 502 and 503 of the Higher Education Act. Title V regulations from 34 CFR temporarily adopted for this program are: – enrollment of needy students (eligibility) – low education general expenditures (eligibility) (c) – unallowable activities (b) – Tie-Breaker Provisions

8 To assist Hispanic-Serving Institutions Develop and carry-out activities that improve and expand their capacity to serve Hispanic and other low-income students 8 Purpose of Program

9 Priority given to applications that: Increase the number of students attaining degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, and Develop model transfer and articulation agreements between 2-year HSIs and 4-year institutions in such fields Purpose-Continued

10 FY 2011 Competition (using FY 2010 funds) 5 year grants awarded through competition Funds available: $99,000,000 Individual and Cooperative grants Individual grant maximum: $870,000 Cooperative grant maximum: $1.2M 10 FY 2011 Competition (using FY 2010 Funds)

11 FY 2011 Competition Overview (continued) Estimated number of awards: Individual Development Grants: 46 Cooperative Arrangement Development Grants: 58 Application submitted via GRANTS.GOV (www.Grants.gov) 11 FY 2011 Competition -Continued

12 Notice inviting applications for new awards published in the Federal Register on March 25, 2011 Deadline for transmittal of Applications: April 29, 2011 APPLICATION AVAILABILTY & CLOSING DATE 12

13 APPLICANTS MUST HAVE AN ELIGIBILITY DESIGNATION FROM EITHER OF TWO ELIGIBILITY APPLICATION PERIODS IN FY 2010: December 7,2009-January 6,2010 August 13, September 13, ELIGIBILITY

14 ABSOLUTE PRIORITIES Two priorities written into the legislation And COMPETITIVE PREFERENCE PRIORITIES 14 PROGRAM PRIORITIES

15 BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING ABSOLUTE PRIORITIES MUST BE MET:

16 Absolute Priority 1 Increase the number of Hispanic and other low- income students attaining degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). 16

17 Absolute Priority 2 Develop model transfer & articulation agreements between two-year HSIs and four-year institutions in such fields [STEM]. 17

18 5 EXTRA POINTS FOR AN APPLICTION THAT MEETS THIS PRIORITY Enabling More Data Base Decision Making COMPETITIVE PREFERENCE PRIORITY 18

19 Projects designed to collect, analyze, and use high-quality and timely data in the following priority areas: Improving postsecondary student outcomes related to enrollment, persistence, and completion and leading to career success. Enabling More Data-Based Decision Making

20 ALLOWABLE ACTIVITIES 20 Authorizing legislation incorporates activities from Title V Developing Hispanic Institutions Program for the HSI STEM & Articulation Programs Allowable Activities

21 ALLOWABLE ACTIVITIES 21 Allowable Activities-Cont Academic Quality Faculty development Curriculum development Improvement of basic skills courses Acquisition of library materials and laboratory equipment

22 ALLOWABLE ACTIVITIES 22 Allowable Activities-Cont Student Services Counseling (peer, career, personal) Tutoring and mentoring Establishing learning communities Improving student facilities and computer labs

23 ALLOWABLE ACTIVITIES 23 Allowable Activities-Cont Student Outcomes Improving student retention and graduation rates Increasing academic achievement

24 ALLOWABLE ACTIVITIES 24 Allowable Activities-Cont Fiscal Stability – Establishing or improving a development office – Strengthening Alumni relationships and fundraising – Building an endowment – Increase research dollars

25 ALLOWABLE ACTIVITIES 25 Allowable Activities-Cont Institutional Management – Creating and maintaining Management Information Systems – Training and developing staff other than teaching faculty – Construction and renovation – Improving the infrastructure for internet access

26 ALLOWABLE ACTIVITIES 26 What Title V Can Fund Purchase equipment for education or research Improve instruction facilities [construction, maintenance, renovation] Faculty and staff development Curriculum revision and development Strengthen telecommunications capacity Enhance student services Strengthen administrative and funds management systems Establish or improve a development office Establish or increase the institutional endowment fund

27 ALLOWABLE ACTIVITIES 27 Title V Cannot Fund Activities not mentioned in the original application Activities inconsistent with applicable State higher education plans Religious worship Non-degree or non-credit courses Operational costs Salaries for college-wide officials Costs of organized fundraisers Costs for student recruitment Costs of publications to promote the institution

28 ALLOWABLE ACTIVITIES 28 Carolyn Proctor: Peter Fusscas: Contact Information


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