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
Both students begin their terms on July 1 and will also be ex-officio members of the Commission of Student Affairs and University Council.
Tu joined the biochemistry department, which is in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, in 1999 and his research has spanned broad areas in mosquito molecular genetics. He has contributed to a number of mosquito genome projects since the first publication of a mosquito genome in 2002.
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