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

In addition, the full board will hold an information session on Sunday, Aug. 29 from 2 to 4:15 p.m. in the Solitude Room at the Inn at Virginia Tech. Later that afternoon, the Research Committee will meet in open session from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Smithfield Room.

In addition, the following committee sessions will be held on Monday, Aug. 30 at the Inn at Virginia Tech, unless otherwise noted:

* The Academic Affairs Committee will meet in closed session at 8:30 a.m. and will meet in open session at 9 a.m., both in the Drillfield Room.

* The Buildings and Grounds Committee will conduct a campus master plan overview beginning at 8:15 a.m., meeting in the lobby of the Inn at Virginia Tech. The committee will return by 10 a.m. to meeting in open session in the Solitude 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 8:30 a.m. in the Smithfield Room.

During meeting, the board hear reports on the new Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, university sustainability initiatives, and the Virginia Tech center in India, and will consider resolutions on potential operating and capital budget initiatives for 2011-12 and a university appointment to the Regional 911 Emergency Communications Center.

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

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