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
2020-2021 Virginia Tech Board of Visitors
Front Row (left to right): Charles T. "C. T." Hill; L. Chris Petersen; Timothy D. Sands – President; Letitia A. Long –Rector; Sharon Brickhouse Martin;
Middle Row (left to right): Preston M. White; Paolo Fermin – Undergraduate Student Representative; Serena Young – Staff Representative; Robert Weiss – Faculty Representative; Carrie H. Chenery; Kim O'Rourke – Secretary
Back Row (left to right):Shelley S. Barlow; Greta J. Harris; Horacio A. Valeiras; Phil Miskovic – Graduate Student Representative; Melissa B. Nelson
Not pictured:Edward H. "Ed" Baine – Vice-Rector; Anna L. James; Mehul P. Sanghani; Jeffrey E. Veatch
Christina Franusich photo
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Board of Visitors meeting dates for 2021-2022:
Tan, assistant professor of accounting and information systems in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech, was recently named the Curling Faculty Fellow in Accounting and Information Systems by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
Clements, who will join the Virginia Tech faculty in the fall of 2022 as a collegiate associate professor in the Pamplin College of Business, has received the William and Mary Alice Park Junior Faculty Fellowship from the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
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