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Virginia Tech Board of Visitors to meet March 20-21

March 14, 2016

The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly board meeting at 1:15 p.m. Monday, March 21, in the Board Room of Torgersen Hall (Room 2100) on the Blacksburg campus.

On Sunday, March 20, an open information session will be held for all board members from 1 to 4:15 p.m. in the Solitude Room at the Inn at Virginia Tech. The Research Committee will then meet in open session from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Duck Pond Room, also at the Inn at Virginia Tech.

On Monday, March 21, 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 meet with the Student Affairs and Athletics Committee in open session at 8 a.m. in the Smithfield Room. The committee will continue to meet in open session at 9 a.m. in the Solitude Room. At 11:30 a.m. the committee will meet jointly with the Finance and Audit Committee in open session.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 before joining the Buildings and Grounds Committee at 11:30 a.m.

·       The Student Affairs and Athletics Committee will meet in open session at 8:30 a.m. in the Smithfield Room.

During the two-day meeting, the board will consider resolutions on the renovation of O’Shaughnessy Hall, 2016-17 compensation for graduate assistants, and 2016-17 tuition and fees. Board members will also select the 2016-2017 undergraduate and graduate student representatives to the board.

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

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of $513 million. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.

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