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President Tim Sands

Leading Virginia Tech since 2014



Timothy D. Sands is the 16th president of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and a professor in the College of Engineering.  Since joining Virginia Tech in 2014, President Sands has set the university on a course to become a leading modern, global, land-grant institution aligned with the needs and opportunities created by a rapidly changing world in the context of the evolving landscape of higher education. 

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