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

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.

Nov 5-6


Apr 8-9


Jun 10-11


Aug 26-28


Nov 18-19


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

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Board of Visitors receives glimpse of vision for medical school’s future


Leaders from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM) provided the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors a first-hand look at school as well as a glimpse at the future during their August meeting in Roanoke.

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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