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.

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Public Comment on Tuition and Fees

Virginia 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.

Workshop Details

Monday, March 8, 2021 at 1:15 p.m.
Assembly Hall at Holtzman Alumni Center
901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060
The deadline for registering to speak is Friday, March 5, 2021 at 11:59pm. The deadline for submitting a comment is Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 11:59pm.

Upcoming Meetings

Unless otherwise noted, all full Board of Visitors meetings are held at the Torgersen Board Room and all regular committee meetings are held at The Inn at Virginia Tech. If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please email vppg@vt.edu or call (540) 231-6232 prior to the event.

Board of Visitors meeting dates for 2020-2021:

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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
Phone: (540) 231-6232
E-mail: bov@vt.edu