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Virginia Tech Board of Visitors to meet March 29 and 30

March 26, 2015

Editor's note: This story has been updated to say that the Buildings and Grounds Committee will tour Rector Field House on Monday morning, not Kentland Farm as originally published.

BLACKSBURG, Va., March 23, 2015 – The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly board meeting at 1:15 p.m. Monday, March 30, in the Board Room of Torgersen Hall (Room 2100) on the Blacksburg campus.

On Sunday, March 29, an open information session will be held for all board members from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in Latham Ballroom at the Inn at Virginia Tech. The Research Committee will then meet in open session from 4:45 to 6 p.m., in the Solitude Room, also at the Inn at Virginia Tech.

On Monday, March 30, the following committee sessions will be held at the Inn at Virginia Tech:

  • The Academic Affairs Committee will meet in closed session at 8:30 a.m.in the Drillfield Room, followed by an open session at 9 a.m. at the same location.
  • The Buildings and Grounds Committee will depart from the Inn at Virginia Tech at 7:25 a.m. to tour Rector Field House. The committee will then meet in open session at 9:30 a.m. in the Solitude Room. Buildings and Grounds will then join the Finance and Audit Committee in open session at 11:30 a.m. in the Duck Pond Room.
  • The Finance and Audit Committee will meet in closed session at 7:30 a.m. in the 1872 Salon and will meet in open session at 8:30 a.m. in the Duck Pond Room.
  • The Student Affairs and Athletics Committee will meet in open session at 8 a.m. in the Smithfield Room.

During the two-day meeting, the board will consider resolutions on a new Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Executive Business Research, 2015-16 compensation for graduate assistants, and 2015-16 tuition and fees. Board members will also hear reports on campus sexual assault, institutional benchmarking, InclusiveVT, Drillfield Road improvements projects, the 2015 Virginia legislative session, and they will select the 2015-2016 undergraduate and graduate student representatives to the board.

More information may be found at the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors website.

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