Board of Visitors

The Board of Visitors is the governing authority for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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About the Board

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About the Board

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 five non-voting representatives to the board, representing A/P faculty, faculty, staff, graduate students and undergraduate students.

Upcoming Meeting Dates

Full Board meetings will be livestreamed. Information for viewing will be provided closer to the meeting date.

Aug 26-28


Nov 18-19


Mar 24-25


Jun 2-3


Aug 18-20


Nov 17-18


If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please email or call (540) 231-6232 prior to the event.

Latest News

Board of Visitors recognizes college faculty


Many congratulations to veterinary college faculty recognized by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors at the June 11 meeting.

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Virginia Tech Board of Visitors names new and returning faculty and staff representatives


Rachel Miles, research impact coordinator and assistant professor in University Libraries, is the new faculty representative, and Janice Austin, assistant dean and director of admissions and academic progress in the Graduate School, and LaTawnya Burleson, executive assistant to the vice president for information technology, will renew their terms as administrative and professional faculty and staff representatives, respectively.

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Contact Us

Ms. Kim O'Rourke

Secretary of the Board of Visitors

319 Burruss Hall (0125)
800 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061