Allowable HBCU Activities

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    • Purchase, rental, or lease of scientific or laboratory equipment for educational purposes, including instructional and research purposes;
    • Construction, maintenance, renovation, and improvement in classroom, library, laboratory, and other instructional facilities, including purchase or rental of telecommunications technology equipment or services;
    • Support of faculty exchanges, faculty development and faculty fellowships to assist in attaining advanced degrees in their field of instruction;
    • Academic instruction in disciplines in which African Americans are underrepresented;
    • Purchase of library books, periodicals, microfilm, and other educational materials;
    • Tutoring, counseling, and student service programs designed to improve academic success;
    • Funds and administrative management, and acquisition of equipment for use in strengthening funds management;
    • Joint use of facilities, such as laboratories and libraries;
    • Establishing or improving a development office to strengthen or improve contributions from alumni and the private sector;
    • Establishing or enhancing a program of teacher education designed to qualify students to teach in a public elementary or secondary school in the State that shall include, as part of such program, preparation for teacher certification;
    • Establishing community outreach programs which will encourage elementary and secondary students to develop academic skills and the interest to pursue postsecondary education; and
    • Establishing and maintaining an institutional endowment to facilitate financial independence.