Virginia Tech Board of Visitors to meet Nov. 4-5
October 30, 2018
The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly board meeting at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in the Torgersen Hall Board Room (Room 2100) on the Blacksburg campus.
During the two days board members are together, the following committee and other meetings will be held at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center (901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg) unless noted:
On Sunday, Nov. 4, board members will attend a brunch, held in open session from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with student leaders, student veterans, Presidential Scholars, and representatives of the Fraternity and Sorority Council. Following that event, an information session for all board members will be held in open session from 1 to 3:45 p.m. in the Solitude Room. During the information session, the board may meet briefly in closed session to discuss a business opportunity about which there has been no public announcement.
On Monday, Nov. 5, the Academic, Research, and Student Affairs Committee will have a breakfast gathering in open session at 7 a.m., followed by a meeting in closed session at 8:15 a.m. in the Duck Pond Room, followed by a meeting in open session at 9 a.m., also in the Duck Pond Room.
On Nov. 4, the Buildings and Grounds Committee will meet in open session from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Solitude Room.
The Compliance, Audit, and Risk Committee will meet in closed session on Nov. 4 from 9:30 to 10 a.m. in the Duck Pond Room and will meet in open session from 10 to 11:15 a.m. in the Solitude Room.
The Finance and Resource Management Committee will meet Nov. 5 in closed session from 8 to 8:15 a.m. in the 1872 Salon and in open session from 8:15 to 11:10 a.m. in the Solitude Room. The committee will meet jointly with the Buildings and Grounds Committee in open session from 11:10 to 11:45 a.m. in the Solitude Room.
The Governance and Administration Committee will meet Nov. 5 in open session at 9:30 a.m. in the Smithfield Room.
During the two-day meeting, board members will receive presentations about the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Sciences, the Arts at Virginia Tech, inclusion and diversity efforts within the College of Engineering, and the Staff@VT Task Force; will consider resolutions to adopt the 2018 Campus Master Plan, to establish a Master of Science degree program in nutrition and dietetics, and to demolish several outdated agricultural structures impacted by the initial phase of the Livestock and Poultry Research Facilities project; and review planning designs to guide the construction and/or renovation of the Dietrick Hall Enclosure and Spirit Plaza, Undergraduate Science Laboratory, and the Creativity and Innovation District Living Learning Center projects.
Public comment will not be received at the meeting. More information may be found at the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors website.