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Virginia Tech Board of Visitors to meet June 4-5

May 25, 2017

Torgersen Bridge

The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly board meeting at 1:15 p.m. Monday, June 5, in the Board Room of Torgersen Hall (Room 2100) on the Blacksburg campus.

On Sunday, June 4, the board’s Task Force on Board Structure and Governance will meet in open session from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the 1872 Salon at the Inn at Virginia Tech. The Nominating Committee will meet at 1:15 p.m. in the Huckleberry Room. From 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., an open information session will be held in the Latham Ballroom also at the Inn at Virginia Tech. The Research Committee will then meet in open session from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. in the Duck Pond Room.

On Monday, June 5, the following committee sessions will be held:

  • The Academic Affairs Committee will meet in closed session at 8:30 a.m.320 Lavery Hall, 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 8:55 a.m. to tour the Upper Quad and New Cadet Hall. The committee will meet in open session at 10 a.m. in 330 Lavery Hall. At 11:15 a.m. the committee will meet jointly with the Finance and Audit Committee in open session in the 340 Lavery Hall, followed by a closed session at 11:20 a.m., also in 340 Lavery Hall.
  • The Finance and Audit Committee will meet in closed session at 7:30 a.m. in 345 Lavery Hall. The committee will then meet in open session with the Student Affairs and Athletics Committee at 8:30 a.m., followed by an open session at 9 a.m., both in 340 Lavery Hall. The committee will then join the Buildings and Grounds Committee at 11:15 a.m., also in 340 Lavery Hall.
  • The Student Affairs and Athletics Committee will meet in open session at 9:15 a.m. in 350 Lavery Hall.

During the two-day meeting, board members will hear reports on the Cranwell International Center and on the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station and its Agricultural Research and Extension Centers and to consider resolutions on the 2017-2018 university budget; promotions, tenure, and continued appointments; and to complete a capital project to renovate undergraduate science laboratories in Derring and Hahn halls. Public comment will not be received at the meeting.

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

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