RD583 - Annual Executive Summary of the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors (December 2016)

Executive Summary:

Section 23.1-1303 (B) (11) of the Code of Virginia (Eff. Oct. 1, 2016) requires that each Board of Visitors of public institutions of higher education submit to the General Assembly and the Governor an annual executive summary of its interim activity and work prior to the first day of the regular session of the General Assembly. This executive summary describes the Board’s compliance with the Code of Virginia as it relates to the following statutory requirements:

Code Section/Description

§ 23.1-1301 (B) (10):  Governing Boards; Powers – Public Access to Information
§ 23.1-1303 (B) (1):  Governing Boards; Duties – Bylaws
§ 23.1-1303 (B) (8):  Governing Boards; Duties – Annual Evaluation Meeting with the President of the Institution
§ 23.1-1306:  Governing Board Executive Committee; Duties
§ 23.1-1303 (B) (11):  Governing Boards; Duties – Annual Executive Summaries
§ 23.1-1304:  Governing Boards; Additional Duties; Educational Programs

The Board of Visitors for Norfolk State University is comprised of 13 members, four of whom are alumni (*). The Board members are:

Dr. Ann A. Adams
Elwood B. Boone, III
Dr. Byron L. Cherry, Sr., COL (Ret.) (Rector) *l
Thomas N. Chewning
Kenneth W. Crowder
Bryan D. Cuffee *
Dr. Deborah M. DiCroce
B. Keith Fulton
Larry A. Griffith
Michael J. Helpinstil
Devon M. Henry*
Beth Murphy
Dr. Melvin T. Stith (Vice Rector) *