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The Board of Visitors is the governing authority for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The Board is composed of 14 members, 13 of whom are appointed by the Governor. The 14th member is the President of the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services, who serves ex officio. In addition, there are four non-voting representatives to the board, representing faculty, staff, graduate students and undergraduate students.
Public Comment on Tuition and FeesVirginia Tech will hold a workshop with public comment period when any type of tuition increase is proposed. The Board of Visitors is now receiving comments. Prior to the workshop, review the Proposed Tuition and Fee Changes and Public Comment Guidelines.
Assembly Hall at Holtzman Alumni Center
901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Back Row (left to right): Greta J. Harris; Eric K. Kaufman – Faculty Representative; Timothy D. Sands – President; Shelley S. Barlow; Edward H. "Ed" Baine; Horacio A. Valeiras – Rector; Preston M. White; Melissa B. Nelson; Carrie H. Chenery
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Accounting and information systems professor France Bélanger named University Distinguished Professor
Ranked in the top 1 percent of information systems researchers in the world, Bélanger studies digital interactions among individuals, businesses, and governments and the related information security and privacy issues, with the goal of obtaining a greater understanding of the complex phenomena at the intersection of humans, technology, and society.
National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins is the keynote speaker for virtual university commencement
Collins has been a key figure in the response to COVID-19. He is the only presidentially appointed NIH director to serve more than one administration. He will speak at the university’s virtual commencement ceremony Friday, May 14, at 6:15 p.m.
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