Virginia Tech Board of Visitors to meet Nov. 9-10
November 3, 2014
The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly board meeting at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, in the Board Room of Torgersen Hall (Room 2100) on the Blacksburg campus.
On Sunday, Nov. 9, an open information session for all board members will be from 1:30 to 4:15 p.m. in Latham Ballroom at The Inn at Virginia Tech. The Research Committee will meet in open session from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. in the Solitude Room at The Inn at Virginia Tech.
On Monday, Nov. 10, the following committee sessions will be at The Inn at Virginia Tech unless otherwise noted:
- 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 7:30 a.m. to tour the Indoor Athletic Practice Facility, followed by a driving tour of other campus construction sites. The committee will then meet in open session at 9:30 a.m. 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 Duckpond Room.
- The Student Affairs and Athletics Committee will meet in open session at 8:15 a.m. in the Smithfield Room.
During the two-day meeting, the board will consider resolutions on two new academic degree programs and will receive reports on student financial aid, student engagement programs, accelerated undergraduate and graduate degree programs, changes to parking and transportation operations, increased administrative efficiencies through expansion of automated systems, and the Center for Renewable Energy and Aerodynamic Testing.
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.