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Virginia Tech Board of Visitors to meet Nov. 11-12


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):

  • The Academic Affairs Committee will meet in closed session at 8:30 a.m. in the Dean’s Conference Room (Room 238) at the Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown and open session at 9 a.m. in Meeting Room B of the Graduate Life Center. At 11:15 a.m., the committee with join the Student Affairs and Athletics Committee in Meeting Room C of the Graduate Life Center.
  • The Buildings and Grounds Committee will depart at 7:45 a.m. from in front of The Inn at Virginia Tech for a tour of the Building Construction Lab. They will return to the inn to meet in closed session at 8:30 a.m. in the New River Conference Room, followed by open session at 9:30 a.m. in the Huckleberry Room. The Building and Grounds Committee will then join the Finance and Audit Committee at 11 a.m. in the Cascades Room.
  • The Finance and Audit Committee will meet in closed session at 7:30 a.m. in the 1870 Salon and will meet in open session at 8:30 a.m. in the Cascades Room. They will be joined by the Building and Grounds Committee at 11 a.m.
  • The Student Affairs and Athletics Committee will depart from the Inn at 7:45 a.m. to have breakfast with student leaders at Owens Hall from 8 to 9:15 a.m.. The committee will meet in open session at 9:30 a.m. in Meeting Room C of the Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown, and will be joined by the Academic Affairs Committee at 11:15 a.m.


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.