Virginia Tech Board of Visitors to meet Sept. 8 and 9
September 2, 2013
The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly board meeting at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, in the Board Room of Torgersen Hall (Room 2100) on the Blacksburg campus.
On Sunday, Sept. 8, an open information session will be held for all board members beginning at 2 p.m. in Latham Ballroom at the Inn at Virginia Tech, followed by a tour of the new Center for the Arts at 3 p.m. The Research Committee will then meet in open session from 4:14 to 5:45 p.m., in the Solitude Room, also at the Inn at Virginia Tech.
On Monday, Sept 9, 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 8:15 a.m. to tour the Public Safety Building and Airport Runway Expansion Project. The committee will then meet in closed session at 10 a.m. in the Huckleberry Room and meet in open session at 10:15 a.m. in the Solitude Room. Buildings and Grounds will then join the Finance and Audit Committee in open session at 11 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 8:30 a.m. in the Smithfield Room.
During the two-day meeting, the board will consider resolutions on the Upper Quad project and to formalize the creation of the Virginia Tech Winter Session. They will also receive updates and reports on campus sustainability efforts, engaging student families in university life, the Indoor Athletics Practice Facility, current and future information technology initiatives, the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute and the university’s research enterprise.
More information may be found at the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors website.
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