Meeting Schedule - Board of Visitors - Christopher Newport University

Board of Visitors

Meeting Schedule

Beginning in February 2024, Board of Visitors meetings will be held in the Freeman Center conference wing (except when noted):

BOV Meetings 2023-24

Full agenda will be available in Agendas and Board Documents

  • Thursday, September 14
    • Welcome Breakfast for new members at 9 a.m. in Christopher Newport Hall, Brauer Room
    • Board of Visitors Orientation for new members at 10 a.m.
    • Golf Cart Campus Tour at 11:40 a.m., Welcome Lunch at 12:15 p.m., followed by Classroom Observation (all Board members invited to attend)
    • Operations, Audit and Risk and Executive Committees will meet at 3 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. respectively
    • Board of Visitors and Faculty Social at 5:30 p.m. on McKnight Veranda at The Gregory P. Klich Alumni House followed by Board of Visitors Welcome Dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the University President’s House (no official business to be conducted at either event)
  • Friday, September 15
    • The Board of Visitors will assemble at 8 a.m. for Committee meetings which will be followed by lunch at 12:30 p.m.
    • Board of Visitors Annual Board Meeting at 1:15 p.m. Live Audio Stream is provided here.

Full agenda will be available in Agendas and Board Documents

  • Thursday, November 16
    • Class Observation (all Board members invited to attend)
    • Executive Committee Working Lunch
      11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
      Freeman Center 201
    • Operations, Audit and Risk Committee
      1:15 - 2:30 p.m.
      Freeman Center 201
    • University Advancement Committee
      2:45 – 4 p.m.
      Freeman Center 201
    • Student Life Committee
      2:45 – 4 p.m.
      Freeman Center 202
    • Athletics Meeting
      4:15 – 5:30 p.m.
      Freeman Center 201
    • Academic Affairs Committee
      4:15 – 5:30 p.m.
      Freeman Center 202
    • Board of Visitors Reception Style Dinner
      6 p.m.
      University President’s House (no official business to be conducted)
  • Friday, November 17
    • Breakfast Buffet
      7:45 a.m.
      Freeman Center, second floor lobby
    • Finance and Facilities Committee
      8 – 9 a.m.
      Freeman Center 201
    • Plant Operations Building Tour
      9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
      Freeman Center, departing from second floor
    • Board of Visitors Regular Meeting (full Board)
      10 a.m. ~ 1 p.m.
      Freeman Center 201
      Live Audio Stream is provided here.

Full agenda will be available in Agendas and Board Documents

  • Thursday, February 8
    • Board of Visitors Lunch with Students
      11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
      Meeting Room 101
    • Executive Committee Meeting
      12:45 - 2 p.m.
      Freeman Center 201
    • University Advancement Committee
      2:15 - 3:30 p.m.
      Freeman Center 201
    • Student Life Committee
      2:15 - 3:30 p.m.
      Freeman Center 202
    • Athletics Meeting
      3:45 - 5 p.m.
      Freeman Center 201
    • Academic Affairs Committee
      3:45 - 5 p.m.
      Freeman Center 202
    • Board of Visitors Reception Style Dinner
      5:30 p.m.
      The Gregory P. Klich Alumni House (no official business to be conducted)
  • Friday, February 9
    • Board of Visitors Breakfast Buffett
      8:30 a.m.
      Freeman Center, second floor lobby
    • Operations, Audit and Risk Committee
      9 - 10:15 a.m.
      Freeman Center 202
    • Finance and Facilities Committee
      10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
      Freeman Center 202
    • Board of Visitors Buffett Lunch
      12 - 12:30 p.m.
      Freeman Center second floor lobby
    • Board of Visitors Regular Meeting (Full Board)
      12:45 - 3:15 p.m.
      Freeman Center 201
      Live Audio Stream is provided here.

Full agenda will be available in Agendas and Board Documents

  • Thursday, April 18
    • Executive Committee Meeting
      10–11 a.m., Freeman Center, Room 201
    • Board of Visitors Lunch
      11:05 a.m. Freeman Center, Meeting Room 101
    • University Advancement Committee
      12-1:15 p.m., Freeman Center, Room 201
    • Student Life Committee
      12–1:15 p.m., Freeman Center, Room 202
    • Athletics Meeting
      1:30–2:45 p.m., Freeman Center, Room 201
    • Academic Affairs Committee
      1:30–2:45 p.m., Freeman Center, Room 202
    • Operations, Audit and Risk Committee
      3–4:15 p.m., Freeman Center, Room 201
    • Board of Visitors/Faculty Reception
      4:30–6 p.m., The Gregory P. Klich Alumni House
      • No official business to be conducted
    • Torggler Donor/Sponsor Cocktails/Dinner
      6 p.m./6:45 p.m., Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center
      • No official business to be conducted
  • Friday, April 19
    • Board of Visitors Breakfast Buffet
      8 a.m., Freeman Center, Second Floor Lobby
    • Finance and Facilities Committee
      8:30–9:30 a.m., Freeman Center, Room 202
    • Board of Visitors Regular Meeting (Full Board)
      9:45 a.m.~12:45 p.m., Freeman Center, Room 201
      • Live Audio Stream is provided here.
    • Board of Visitors Lunch Available
      1 p.m., Freeman Center, Second Floor Lobby
    • Torggler: Anna Hyatt Huntington – Opening Event (ticketed)
      6 p.m., Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center
      • No official business to be conducted

Full agenda will be available in Agendas and Board Documents

  • Thursday, June 6
    • Executive Committee Meeting
      10–11:15 a.m., Freeman Center, Room 201
    • Board of Visitors Lunch
      11:25 a.m. Freeman Center, Carney Smith Reception Room
    • University Advancement Committee
      12:30–1:30 p.m., Freeman Center, Room 201
    • Student Life Committee
      12:30–1:30 p.m., Freeman Center, Room 202
    • Athletics Committee - Athletics Facility Tour
      1:45–2:45 p.m., Freeman Center, Departs from Second Floor Lobby
    • Academic Affairs Committee
      1:45–2:45 p.m., Freeman Center, Room 202
    • Operations, Audit and Risk Committee
      3–4 p.m., Freeman Center, Room 201
    • Board of Visitors Dinner
      5:30 p.m., University President's House
      • No official business to be conducted
  • Friday, June 7
    • Board of Visitors Breakfast Buffet
      8:30 a.m., Freeman Center, Second Floor Lobby
    • Finance and Facilities Committee
      9–10:15 a.m., Freeman Center, Room 202
    • Board of Visitors Regular Meeting (Full Board)
      10:30 a.m.~1 p.m., Freeman Center, Room 201
      • Live Audio Stream is provided here.
    • Board of Visitors Lunch
      1:15 p.m., Freeman Center, Second Floor Lobby
    • Board of Visitors Yearly Meeting with the President (Full Board)
      2~3 p.m., Freeman Center, Room 201

2024-25 Meeting Dates

  • September 19-20, 2024
  • November 7-8, 2024
  • February 6-7, 2025
  • April 24-25, 2025
  • June 5-6, 2025
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