Virginia Tech Board of Visitors ad hoc committee to meet in Richmond

BLACKSBURG, Va., July 29, 2004 – An ad hoc committee of the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors will hold a public meeting at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, at the Virginia Tech Richmond Office (11 South 12th Street, Richmond, Va.).

This ad hoc committee has been charged to look at the potential of term limits for Board of Visitor officers.

Founded in 1872 as a land-grant college, Virginia Tech has grown to become the largest university in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Today, Virginia Tech’s eight colleges are dedicated to putting knowledge to work through teaching, research, and outreach activities and to fulfilling its vision to be among the top research universities in the nation. At its 2,600-acre main campus located in Blacksburg and other campus centers in Northern Virginia, Southwest Virginia, Hampton Roads, Richmond, and Roanoke, Virginia Tech enrolls more than 28,000 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries in 180 academic degree programs.