Updates from the COE Board Meeting-May 16, 2014

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See updates from the COE Board Meeting, including updates from Dr. Linda Burd-Johnson

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Updates from the COE Board Meeting:

Updates from the COE Board Meeting May 16, 2014

Government Relations:

Government Relations

Budget:

Budget All programs will receive 95% of funds cut from sequestration on your next GAN Current Ask: $52 Million Dollar increase $25 Million increase for SSS Competition $27 Million increase for all other SEQUESTRATION IS NOT OVER; Just on Pause Only on a temporary reprieve for FY 14 & FY 15 It is likely that sequestration will return in FY16. Unless CONGRESS takes further action

Re-Authorization of Higher Education Act:

Re-Authorization of Higher Education Act Good News Bad News Utilizing Pell Grant Eligibility as a factor for determining Low-Income Status Delineating that All Students must be Low-Income Waters Down First Generation Status Institutional Matching Requirement when receiving funds for a TRIO Project Merging/Elimination of Like Programs Particularly Pre-College Programs (UB/ETS/GEAR-UP) Draft is being introduced by the Democrats Good News & Bad News

Department of Education Updates:

Department of Education Updates

Upward Bound/Upward Bound Math-Science:

Upward Bound/Upward Bound Math-Science 100% of UB APR’s submitted on-time Expect GAN’s on following timeline: June 1 start dates – May 31, 2014 September 1 start dates – July 25, 2014 50 th Year Anniversary Celebration Holding a half day symposium on August 21, 2014 in DC Will be able to stream celebration E-mail all program celebration activities to Department Demonstration Projects “Finding the Fit” 250 projects will be participating

Veterans Upward Bound:

Veterans Upward Bound Received approval for VUB APR Electronic APR will be available at the end of June GANs will be out by August 28, 2014

Student Support Services:

Student Support Services Received Slate for Substantial Progress Should be sending out GAN in Early June STILL NO NEWS ABOUT COMPETITION Wishful Dates for Competition Competition: Late December/Early January No Technical Assistance Workshops will be announced until Draft Application is ready Expecting Awards to be done by Early August

Educational Opportunity Center:

Educational Opportunity Center GAN’s will be available on Monday May 19, 2014

Talent Search:

Talent Search GAN’s will be available on by end of May

Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program:

Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program APR’s ARE DUE TODAY GANS out by Early August

TRIO TRAINING GRANTS:

TRIO TRAINING GRANTS Proposals due on May 23 Reading will occur June 2 – June 13 Expect Awards in Early August

GEAR-UP:

GEAR-UP 2014 Competition will be out in late May

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