Dr. Timothy D. Sands
Virginia Tech's 16th president
On June 1, 2014, Timothy D. Sands became Virginia Tech's 16th president. He was selected by the presidential search committee in December 2013.
- U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee working group discussion, “Maximizing the Impact of Basic Research.”, July 21, 2015
- President's Letter to the Virginia Tech Class of 2019, July 2015
- President's Letter to the University Community on Visioning, May 12, 2015
- McComas Leadership Lecture - "Survival is Not Mandatory,"
April 27, 2015
- Open letter to Ms. Malia Obama and all high school juniors and seniors engaged in the college search (April 2015)
- Higher Education in Virginia and Virginia Tech's Role: Perspective of a New President, January 12, 2015 | Download the speech
- Installation remarks, Oct. 17, 2014 | Video | Download the speech
- Aims of Education, or What It Means to Be a Hokie: See video from the event | Download the speech
- Comments to the University Community, June 6, 2014 Open House (Download a copy)
- Open letter from new Virginia Tech President Tim Sands to the university community , June 3, 2014
- Presidential installation, October 2014: Overview | Morning with the President | Installation ceremony
- September 2014: Division of Student Affairs Fall Town hall interview with Timothy D. Sands
- December 2013: Press conference introducing Dr. Sands to the Virginia Tech community.
Our Plans to Invent the Future
Virginia Tech is on pace to rank among the nation's top institutions of higher learning.
- A Plan for a New Horizon: University Strategic Plan 2012-18
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