Board of Visitors
What We Do
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
Dan Mirolli photo
Board of Visitors' members heard two presentations related to the Innovation Campus during its June meeting, including an update from Vice President Lance Collins
Provost Cyril Clarke, Vice President for Health Sciences and Technology Michael Friedlander, faculty, and students discussed the university’s growth in health sciences.
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