Virginia Tech Board of Visitors to meet Nov. 8-9
November 2, 2015
The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly board meeting at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in the Board Room of Torgersen Hall (Room 2100) on the Blacksburg campus.
On Sunday, Nov. 8, an open information session for all board members will be held from 12:45 to 3:30 p.m. in the Solitude Room at The Inn at Virginia Tech. The Research Committee will meet in open session from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. in the Duckpond Room, also at The Inn at Virginia Tech.
On Monday, Nov. 9, the following board committees will meet 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 Pearson Hall. The committee will then meet in closed session at 9 a.m. in the Huckleberry Room and meet in open session at 9:30 a.m. in Solitude Room. This committee will then meet jointly with the Finance and Audit Committee in open session at 11:15 a.m. in the Duckpond 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 a.m. in the Smithfield Room.
During the two-day meeting, the board will consider resolutions on the creation of a new School of Neuroscience in the College of Science, a capital project to improve door access in residence halls using wireless technology, and capital planning projects on the Corps of Cadets Leadership and Military Science Building and athletic facility enhancements.
More information may be found at the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors website.
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