President Tim Sands

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President Sands speaks at the California launch of Boundless Impact: The Campaign for Virginia Tech

President Sands speaks at the California launch of Boundless Impact: The Campaign for Virginia Tech

President Tim Sands presents former Board of Visitors member Mehmood Kazmi with a resolution honoring his service at the annual William Preston Society dinner

President Tim Sands presents former Board of Visitors member Mehmood Kazmi with a resolution honoring his service at the annual William Preston Society dinner

President Sands with members of the VA State 4-H Cabinet and staff at the Virginia Agribusiness Council's Legislative Appreciation Banquet

President Sands with members of the VA State 4-H Cabinet and staff at the Virginia Agribusiness Council's Legislative Appreciation Banquet
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President Sands moderates a discussion with Carbon co-founder Joseph DdSimone '90, and Amazon SVP Tom Taylor '84

President Sands moderates a discussion with Carbon co-founder Joseph DdSimone '90, and Amazon SVP Tom Taylor '84

President Tim Sands and Dr. Laura Sands serve as Grand Marshals in the Scottish Christmas Walk Parade in Alexandria

President Tim Sands and Dr. Laura Sands serve as Grand Marshals in the Scottish Christmas Walk Parade in Alexandria

President Tim Sands

Welcome to Virginia Tech. We are a contemporary, global land-grant research university dedicated to discovery, innovation, experiential learning, and service to humanity. We believe in the power of education to improve the lives of our students, their families, and communities across our country and the world.

We are known for our spirit of community, an increasingly rich diversity of human experiences, and the drive to turn discovery into action.  Our living motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), is woven through everything we do to harness our students’ passions, develop their strengths, and prepare them for a life and career of impactful service to humanity.

If this is your first time visiting online, I hope you take a few moments to learn more about us and visit our campus in Blacksburg and our other locations in Virginia. I think you will come to appreciate this remarkable university community as Laura and I do. If you are already a member of the Hokie Nation, thank you for your ongoing engagement and support. Together, we are shaping the future of higher education.

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