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The Board of Visitors is committed to making VCU a place where inclusion powers innovation so that all students succeed. The board works to ensure that academic, research, community and financial goals are met and that students, faculty, staff and alumni can explore, create, learn and serve."

– H. Benson Dendy III, Rector

Board liaison

Chelsea Gray
Box 842512
Richmond, VA 23284
(804) 828-9213

In the news

H. Benson Dendy III begins term as rector

H. Benson Dendy III, a senior staff member for two Virginia governors and a former secretary of the commonwealth, will begin a term as rector of the Virginia Commonwealth University Board of Visitors on July 1.

Andy Florance appointed to VCU Board of Visitors

Andy Florance, founder and CEO of CoStar Group, will join the Virginia Commonwealth University Board of Visitors, beginning July 1.

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Board approves 2021-22 budget with no tuition increase

The VCU Board of Visitors voted to freeze tuition for in-state and out-of-state undergraduate, graduate and professional students for the 2021-22 academic year.

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