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

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.

Latest News

Virginia Tech Board of Visitors sets tuition and fees for 2024-25


The board approved a 2.9 percent increase in tuition for resident and nonresident undergraduate students for the 2024-25 year after considerable discussion and deliberation to seek a balance between access and affordability to the students and families who must bear this cost with preserving the quality of a Virginia Tech degree.

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Board of Visitors sets tuition and fees, honors three faculty members as Alumni Distinguished Professors


Anthony Kwame Harrison, Raman Kumar, and Patricia Raun were recognized with the preeminent faculty appointment that demonstrates extraordinary accomplishments and academic citizenship through substantive scholarly contributions across all three of Virginia Tech’s core mission areas of teaching, research or creative activity, and engagement.

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Ms. Kim O'Rourke

Secretary of the Board of Visitors

319 Burruss Hall (0125)
800 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061