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Virginia Tech Board of Visitors to meet Nov. 4-6

October 26, 2017

The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly board meeting Nov. 6 at 1:15 p.m. in the Board Room of Torgersen Hall (Room 2100) on the Blacksburg campus.

On Nov. 4, board members will depart from West End Market at 1 p.m. to tour several classrooms, laboratories, residence halls, student meeting spaces, and agricultural facilities. During the tour, at approximately 5 p.m., the board will meet at the Cube at the Moss Arts Center for a presentation on the Campus Master Plan. The tour will continue after the presentation and will conclude at approximately 6:45 p.m.

On Nov. 5, an information session for all board members will be held in open session from 12:30 to 2:15 p.m. in the Board Room of Torgersen Hall (Room 2100).

The following Board of Visitors committees will meet at the Inn at Virginia Tech during the three-day meeting:

The Academic, Research, and Student Affairs Committee will meet Nov. 6 in closed session from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m. in the Duck Pond Room, followed by an open session meeting beginning at 8:45 a.m., also in the Duck Pond Room.

On Nov. 5, the Buildings and Grounds Committee will meet with the Compliance, Audit, and Risk Committee in open session from 9:45 to 10 a.m. in the Solitude Room. Building and Grounds will then meet in open session from 10 to 11:30 a.m., also in Solitude Room.

The Compliance, Audit, and Risk Committee will meet in closed session on Nov. 5 from 8 to 8:15 a.m. in the Duck Pond Room and will meet in open session from 8:15 to 9:45 a.m. in the Solitude Room.

The Finance and Resource Management Committee will meet Nov. 6 in closed session from 8 to 8:15 a.m. in the 1872 Salon. The committee will then meet in open session from 8:15 to 11:15 a.m. in the Solitude Room. The committee will then be joined by the Buildings and Grounds Committee in open session from 11:15 to 11:30 a.m., also in the Solitude Room.

The Governance and Administration Committee will meet Nov. 6 in open session at 9 a.m. in the Smithfield Room.

During the three-day meeting, board members will consider resolutions on a new bachelor of science degree in public health, a capital project for student wellness improvements, and to approve the integration of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Board members will also receive a design review for the multimodal transit facility, and reports on campus safety and preparedness, university research, and student financial aid.

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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