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JMU governing board to meet April 24

by Caitlyn Read


The James Madison University Board of Visitors will meet by electronic communication means on Friday, April 24, 2020 at 1 p.m. to discuss with university leadership the university’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Board members will access the meeting electronically via WebEx. The meeting will be held in open session. No public comment will be taken at the meeting.

The public can join the meeting using this link, or can join the audio conference only by dialing +1-415-655-0003 (US TOLL) or +1-855-282-6330 (US TOLL FREE), and entering access code: 612 270 164. 

Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-3708.2 A. (3), an electronic meeting is permitted when the Governor has declared a state of emergency in accordance with Va. Code § 44-147.17, provided that (i) the catastrophic nature of the declared emergency makes it impracticable or unsafe to assemble a quorum in a single location and (ii) the purpose of the meeting is to address the emergency. The Rector, in consultation with the President of the University, has determined that it would be both impracticable and unsafe to assemble a quorum in a single location for this meeting.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss certain matters related to the emergency declared by Governor Northam on March 12, 2020.

This posting is in accordance with Va. Code § 2.2-3707 pertaining to notice of public body meetings. For more information, or if you are having trouble accessing the meeting, contact Caitlyn Read at 540-560-0551 or

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Published: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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