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Code of Virginia
Title 23.1. Institutions of Higher Education; Other Educational and Cultural Institutions
Chapter 20. Old Dominion University
2/29/2024

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§ 23.1-2002. (For expiration date, see 2023 Acts, cc. 756, 778, cl. 5) Meetings; officers; committees.

A. The board shall meet at the University once a year and at such other times as it determines. Special meetings of the board may be called by the rector or any three members. The secretary shall provide notice of any special meeting to each member.

B. A majority of members shall constitute a quorum.

C. In every even-numbered year, the board shall elect from its membership a rector to preside at its meetings, a vice-rector to preside at its meetings in the absence of the rector, and a secretary to preside at its meetings in the absence of the rector and vice-rector. Such officers shall assume their duties on July 1 of such year.

D. The board may appoint a pro tempore officer to preside at its meetings in the absence of the rector, vice-rector, and secretary.

E. Vacancies in the offices of rector, vice-rector, and secretary may be filled by the board for the unexpired term.

F. At every regular annual meeting of the board, an executive committee for the transaction of business in the recess of the board may be appointed, consisting of at least five members. The executive committee shall consist of the officers of the board and such other members as the rector may appoint.

1962, c. 69, § 23-49.17; 1966, c. 18; 1974, c. 317; 1980, c. 100; 2002, c. 368; 2016, c. 588; 2018, c. 715.

§ 23.1-2002. (For effective date, see 2023 Acts, cc. 756, 778, cl. 5) Meetings; officers; committees.

A. The board shall meet at the University once a year and at such other times as it determines. Special meetings of the board may be called by the rector or any three members. The secretary shall provide notice of any special meeting to each member.

B. A majority of members shall constitute a quorum.

C. In every even-numbered year, the board shall elect from its membership a rector to preside at its meetings, a vice-rector to preside at its meetings in the absence of the rector, and a secretary to preside at its meetings in the absence of the rector and vice-rector. Such officers shall assume their duties on July 1 of such year.

D. The board may appoint a pro tempore officer to preside at its meetings in the absence of the rector, vice-rector, and secretary.

E. Vacancies in the offices of rector, vice-rector, and secretary may be filled by the board for the unexpired term.

F. At every regular annual meeting of the board, an executive committee for the transaction of business in the recess of the board may be appointed, consisting of at least five members. The executive committee shall consist of the officers of the board and such other members as the rector may appoint.

G. The board shall have a standing committee to serve as the board of directors of the Eastern Virginia Health Sciences Center at the University, which shall oversee the Eastern Virginia Health Sciences Center at the University and exercise such decision-making authority over the Eastern Virginia Health Sciences Center at the University as the standing committee deems necessary or appropriate under the authority of and in accordance with the bylaws of the board. The standing committee shall oversee financial management of the Eastern Virginia Health Sciences Center at the University and approve and recommend to the board the budget for the Eastern Virginia Health Sciences Center at the University. The standing committee shall consist of no more than 17 members who are appointed as follows: one nonlegislative citizen member appointed by the Governor; one nonlegislative citizen member appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules; one nonlegislative citizen member appointed by the Speaker of the House of Delegates; one nonlegislative citizen member appointed by the primary teaching hospital affiliated with the University; four members of the board appointed by the rector of the board; and no more than nine members appointed by the Eastern Virginia Medical School Foundation or any successor foundation.

1962, c. 69, § 23-49.17; 1966, c. 18; 1974, c. 317; 1980, c. 100; 2002, c. 368; 2016, c. 588; 2018, c. 715; 2023, cc. 756, 778.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.