BLACKSBURG, Va., Nov. 5, 2007 – The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors will hold its quarterly board meeting at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, in the Board Room of Torgersen Hall (Room 2100) on the Blacksburg campus.
In addition, the Executive Committee will meet in closed session on Sunday, Nov. 11 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the New River Room at The Inn at Virginia Tech. Later that day, the Research Committee will meet in open session from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Smithfield Conference Room, and the full board will meet for an open information session from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Solitude Conference Room.
The following committee sessions will be held on Monday, Nov. 12 (meetings will be at The Inn at Virginia Tech unless otherwise noted):
Among topics for discussion are a new laboratory for the Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center, the new basketball practice facility, Exemplary Department Awards, and a property transfer to aid the expansion of The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center.
Founded in 1872 as a land-grant college, Virginia Tech is the most comprehensive university in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Today, Virginia Tech’s eight colleges are dedicated to putting knowledge to work through teaching, research, and engagement 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 27,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries in 180 academic degree programs.