The review will consider several key areas, including finance, business operations, and facilities management, and will include processes, transactions, structure, and policies at the enterprise level.
Virginia Tech students and employees can ask questions, offer ideas, and hear updates about plans for the new campus in Alexandria and about how the state’s higher education package will drive investment here in Blacksburg.
Brandy Salmon, founding managing director of the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus, spoke at an event at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, while Dwayne Pinkney, senior vice president for operations and administration joined Charlie Phlegar, vice president for advancement, at a Feb. 28 event with business leaders in Northern Virginia.
The Innovation Campus will offer leading programs in computer science and software engineering. It is expected to be a global center of technology excellence and talent production, supporting graduate education, attracting top-tier faculty, sparking research and partnerships, and igniting the region’s innovation economy.
As this past semester so clearly demonstrates, the Virginia Tech tradition of continuous innovation and commitment to service is creating a new world of possibilities, for not just those of us who are part of the Virginia Tech community, but for those who are about to become Hokies, for those who engage and collaborate with Hokies, and for alumni, who are Hokies for life.
During the special meeting, board members received reports on the overall project, including enrollment support and faculty start-up costs; the state’s higher education package; enrollment, faculty, and capital support in Blacksburg; and research and industry partners.