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Code of Virginia
Title 23.1. Institutions of Higher Education; Other Educational and Cultural Institutions
Chapter 32. Museums and Other Cultural Institutions
7/30/2021

§ 23.1-3212. Duties of the board.

The board shall seek to:

1. Deepen our understanding of man and his environment;

2. Promote a knowledge of the scientific method and thus encourage objectivity in the everyday affairs of man;

3. Engage in instruction and research in the sciences in order to educate citizens of all ages in the concepts and principles of science and how these concepts and principles form the foundation upon which rests our technological society and its economy;

4. Use, subject to approval of the accredited educational affiliates concerned, Museum personnel in educational programs;

5. Motivate and stimulate young people to seek careers in science;

6. Encourage an understanding of the history of scientific endeavor;

7. Provide special facilities and collections for the study of the Commonwealth's natural resources; and

8. Foster a love of nature and concern for its preservation.

Code 1950, § 9-65.2, § 23-240; 1970, c. 466; 1977, c. 597; 2016, c. 588.

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.