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A 17-member board appointed by the Governor, the Board of Visitors has the power to control and expend the funds of the University and any appropriation made to it, the power to make all rules and regulations concerning the University, the power to appoint the President, who is the chief executive officer of the University.

Members of the Board of Visitors are appointed for four-year renewable terms, and no member may serve for or during more than two successive four-year terms. Three members may be non-residents of Virginia, and at least three members must be alumni of Old Dominion University. A non-voting student representative is elected annually by the Board of Visitors.

The Board of Visitors holds quarterly meetings in September, December, April and June of each year. Meetings of the Executive Committee are scheduled during the months in which the full Board does not meet.

2021 Interim Executive Summary of Activities Board of Visitors Bylaws

2022-2023 Meeting Schedule

  • August 16, 2022 - New Board Member Orientation
  • August 22-23, 2022 - Board Retreat
  • September 15-16, 2022 - Quarterly Board Meeting
  • October 27, 2022 - Executive Committee Meeting (CANCELED)
  • October 27, 2022 - Governance Committee Meeting (CANCELED)
  • November 17, 2022 - Executive Committee Meeting (CANCELED)
  • November 17, 2022 - Governance Committee Meeting (CANCELED)
  • December 8-9, 2022 - Quarterly Board Meeting
  • January 19, 2023 - Executive Committee Meeting
  • January 19, 2023 - Governance Committee Meeting
  • February 16, 2023 - Executive Committee Meeting
  • February 16, 2023 - Governance Committee Meeting
  • March 16, 2023 - Executive Committee Meeting
  • March 16, 2023 - Governance Committee Meeting
  • April 20-21, 2023 - Quarterly Board Meeting
  • May 18, 2023 - Executive Committee Meeting
  • May 18, 2023 - Governance Committee Meeting
  • June 15-16, 2023 - Annual Board Meeting

Members

A list of current members of the board and dates appointed.

Board of Visitors Committees 2022-2023

List of the Board's committees and members

Board of Visitors Policies

Review the statutory requirements, bylaws and policies that govern the Board of Visitors.