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PUBLIC LAW 101-510—NOV. 5, 1990 104 STAT. 1653 "(A) setoff against accrued pay, compensation, amount of retirement credit, or other amount due the employee from the Government; and "(B) such other method as is provided by law for the recovery of amounts owing to the Government. "(3) The Secretary may waive in whole or in part a required repayment under this subsection if the Secretary determines the recovery would be against equity and good conscience or would be contrary to the best interests of the United States. "§ 1745. Additional education and training programs available to acquisition personnel " (a) TUITION REIMBURSEMENT AND TRAINING.— The Secretary of Defense shall provide for tuition reimbursement and training (including a full-time course of study leading to a degree) under section 4107(d) of title 5 for acquisition personnel in the Department of Defense for the purposes described in that section. For purposes of such section 4107(d), there is deemed to be, until September 30, 2001, a shortage of qualified personnel to serve in acquisition positions in the Department of Defense. "(b) REPAYMENT OF STUDENT LOANS.— The Secretary of Defense may repay all or part of a student loan under section 5379 of title 5 for an employee of the Department of Defense appointed to an acquisition position. "§ 1746. Defense acquisition university structure "(a) DEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIVERSITY STRUCTURE. —(1) The Secretary of Defense, acting through the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, shall establish and maintain a defense acquisition university structure to provide for— "(A) the professional educational development and training of the acquisition workforce; and "(B) research and analysis of defense acquisition policy issues from an academic perspective. "(b) CIVILIAN FACULTY MEMBERS. —(1) The Secretary of Defense may employ as many civilians as professors, instructors, and lecturers in the defense acquisition university structure as the Secretary considers necessary. "(2) The compensation of persons employed under this subsection shall be as prescribed by the Secretary. "(3) In this subsection, the term 'defense acquisition university' includes the Defense Systems Management College. "SUBCHAPTER V—GENERAL MANAGEMENT PROVISIONS "Sec. "1761. Management information system. "1762. Report to Secretary of Defense. "1763. Reassignment of authority. "1764. Authority to establish different minimum experience requirements. "§ 1761. Management information system "(a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe regu- Regulations, lations to ensure that the military departments and Defense Agencies establish a management information system capable of providing standardized information to the Secretary on persons serving in acquisition positions.