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2022 State of the University

The Virginia Tech community is invited to join President Tim Sands as he delivers his sixth State of the University Address on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 1:30 p.m. at the Moss Arts Center. The live stream is available here.

Event Details

  • Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022
  • Event begins at 1:30 p.m.
  • On social media: #VTSOTU

Those attending the event in person will need to provide proof of vaccination or a negative test result before entering.


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Previous State of the University Addresses

2021 State of the University video

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Virginia Tech President Tim Sands delivered his first State of the University address in 2016 at the Moss Arts Center.

Sands outlined the university’s history of bold successful moves, and challenged the university community to advance as a national and global leader. He spoke in front of a large audience, including students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni.

Update: The State of the University address has finished. Read a full transcript.

Story: President Sands shares aspirations for Virginia Tech to become a global land-grant university

In an August letter to the Virginia Tech community, President Tim Sands welcomed students, faculty, and staff to join him at the 2017 State of the University. Doors open at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29. A student performance will begin around 3:15 p.m., and the address will begin at 3:30 p.m., in the Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre of the Street and Davis Performance Hall within the Moss Arts Center.