Virginia Tech Board of Visitors to meet Nov. 4 and 5
October 29, 2012
The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly board meeting at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in the Board Room of Torgersen Hall (Room 2100) on the Blacksburg campus.
On Sunday, Nov. 4, the Executive Committee will meet in closed session from 10 to 11:45 a.m. in the New River Room, and an open information session for the full board will be held from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Solitude Room. Both locations are at the Inn at Virginia Tech.
On Monday, Nov. 5, the following committee sessions will be held at the Inn at Virginia Tech unless otherwise noted:
- The Academic Affairs Committee will meet in closed session at 8:30 a.m. followed by an open session at 9 a.m., both to be held in the Drillfield Room.
- The Buildings and Grounds Committee will have a tour of the new parking garage, several campus construction projects, and Kentland Farm starting at 7:30 a.m. from the Inn at Virginia Tech. The committee will then meet in open session at 10 a.m. in the Solitude Room.
- The Finance and Audit Committee will meet in closed session at 7:30 a.m. in the 1870 Salon and will meet in open session at 8:30 a.m. in the Duck Pond Room.
- The Student Affairs and Athletics Committee will have a tour of Turner Place at Lavery Hall starting at 7:15 a.m. from the Inn at Virginia Tech and will meet in open session at 9:30 a.m. in the Smithfield Room.
At the meeting, the board will consider a resolution on a new undergraduate degree program in real estate management. In addition, board members will hear reports on topics including the two-year agricultural technology degree program, the university strategic plan, financial performance, campus security and fire safety, enrollment and degree management, on-line education, and tuition.
More information may be found at the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors website.
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