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Board of Visitors to meet Aug. 28-29


BLACKSBURG, Va., Aug. 22, 2005 – The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly board meeting at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, in the Board Room of Torgersen Hall (Room 2100) on the Blacksburg campus.

The following sessions will be held on Sunday, Aug. 28 and Monday, Aug. 29:

Sunday, August 28 (all meetings held Sunday will be at The Inn at Virginia Tech)

==> 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.: The Special Research Committee will meet in the Smithfield Conference Room (top floor)

==> 3 to 5 p.m.: An information session for the full board will be held in the Solitude Conference Room (top floor).

Monday, August 29 (All committee meetings held Monday morning will be on the top floor of the Inn at Virginia Tech unless otherwise noted.)

==> The Finance and Audit Committee will meet in closed session at 7:30 a.m. in the 1872 Salon (main floor) and will meet in open session at 8:45 a.m. in the Cascades Conference Room B.

==> The Buildings and Grounds Committee will meet in closed session at 8 a.m. in the New River Conference Room and will meet in open session at 9 a.m. in the Huckleberry Conference Room.

==> The Academic Affairs Committee will meet in open session at 8:30 a.m. in the Drillfield Conference Room.

==> The Student Affairs Committee will meet in open session at 8:30 a.m. in the Cascades Conference Room A.

Among the topics to be discussed are 2006-08 appropriation requests and the public listing of required or assigned textbooks. New board members and Faculty Senate president and student representatives will be introduced at the meeting.

Founded in 1872 as a land-grant college, Virginia Tech has grown to become among the largest universities in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Today, Virginia Tech’s eight colleges are dedicated to putting knowledge to work through teaching, research, and outreach activities and to fulfilling its vision to be among the top research universities in the nation. At its 2,600-acre main campus located in Blacksburg and other campus centers in Northern Virginia, Southwest Virginia, Hampton Roads, Richmond, and Roanoke, Virginia Tech enrolls more than 28,000 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries in 180 academic degree programs.



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