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President Tim Sands

President Tim Sands

Leading Virginia Tech since 2014

Portrait of Timothy Sands, Virginia Tech President
June 30, 2022 - President Tim Sands at The Grove (Photo by Luke Hayes/Virginia Tech)

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. 

Virginia Tech's sesquicentennial celebration

President Sands delivers State of the University address

Virginia Tech exploring new research frontiers