Dooley, who has served as CEO of the Virginia Tech Foundation since 2012 and has helped the university fulfill its land-grant mission by making a difference in communities for nearly 40 years, has announced he plans to retire in the spring.
The Reynolds family donated the former Rock Spring Plantation in Patrick County to Virginia Tech in 1970. In the years since, it has become a dynamic community hub, a thriving arts and education destination, and a vital forest research center.
For more than 30 years, Wilson worked passionately with the Upward Bound and Talent Search programs to provide educational opportunities for all students. Later, he helped guide prospective students around campus as a tour bus driver for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
The portion of the meeting dealing with WVTF will begin at 10 a.m. and is open to the public because a portion of the WVTF budget comes from public funds. Only the portion of the meeting concerning the WVTF budget will be held in open session.
Dye became involved with the redesign of what was then known as The River Course at the behest of his friends, Virginia Tech alumnus Bill Goodwin and his wife, Alice Goodwin, shortly after the course was acquired by the Virginia Tech Foundation in 2002.
Joe Meredith is a member of Virginia Tech’s iconic Class of 1969, whose members, including former Virginia Tech President Charles Steger and longtime football coach Frank Beamer, played formative roles in the university’s advancement over the past 50 years.
Nearly two years after the creation of the VTC Innovation Fund, the Virginia Tech Foundation and Carilion Clinic have again partnered to create the VTC Seed Fund, a $7 million venture capital fund, to facilitate additional pathways for innovative products and technologies to be commercialized.
The University Libraries at Virginia Tech is teaming up with Blacksburg Middle School to create a virtual reality laboratory and integrate virtual reality technology into the middle school learning experience.