|SB55 The University of Virginia; board of visitors. (Edwards)|
Summary as Introduced:
|The University of Virginia; board of visitors. Changes the composition of the Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia from 17 visitors appointed by the Governor to 13 visitors appointed by the Governor and four visitors directly elected by the alumni of the University of Virginia.|
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|Passed by Indefinitely|
|Committee/Subcommitte: S-Education and Health|
| 01/30/14 Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (12-Y 0-N)|
|Full Text of Bill:|
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
§ 23-70. Appointment and election of visitors; number and terms of office; vacancies; confirmation.
A. The board of visitors is to consist of 17 visitors, 13 of whom shall be appointed
by the Governor and
four of whom shall be alumni of the
University of Virginia directly elected
by the alumni of the
University of Virginia. Of the 13
appointed visitors, (i) at
§ 23-71. Appointment of visitors from nominees of alumni association; election of visitors by alumni; vacancies.
A. The Governor may appoint visitors from a list of qualified persons submitted to him, before or after induction into office, by the alumni association of the University of Virginia, on or before the first day of April of any year in which the terms of any visitors will expire.
B. Whenever a vacancy of an appointed visitor
C. Whenever a vacancy of an elected visitor occurs by expiration of term or otherwise, the alumni of the University of Virginia shall fill the vacancy by direct election.
§ 23-72. Eligibility to serve more than two successive terms.
No person shall be eligible to serve for or during more than
two successive four-year terms
2. That beginning July 1, 2014, and each July 1 for the next three years, one vacancy of an appointed visitor of the Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia shall be filled by direct election of the alumni of the University of Virginia until there are four elected visitors.
3. That the Rector and Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia, in coordination with the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, shall develop a procedure for the nomination and election of visitors by the alumni of the University of Virginia.