Alumni Relations Committee
Alumni Relations Committee Charter
Purpose: The purpose of the Alumni Relations Committee (ARC) of the Department of Geosciences at Virginia Tech is to enhance ties between the alumni community and department (faculty, staff, and students).
Expectations: The ARC is expected to:
Composition: The ARC is composed of faculty (including emeriti) and alumni members who are professionals committed to the success of the Department and who have considerable experience in government, academia, or the private sector. The Department Chairman serves as the primary link between the ARC and Department.
Appointment: The Department Chairman appoints the Committee Chair and members to the ARC, in consultation with the current membership. There is no term limitation for the ARC members.
Meetings: The ARC Chairman or Department Chairman can call for a meeting.
Agenda: The person calling for a meeting prepares the agenda for the meetings.
Please direct any questions or suggestions on alumni relations to Mike Hochella. Questions and/or suggestions about this webpage or other issues related to the Department of Geosciences can also be sent to Kenneth Eriksson.
J. D. Rimstidt, A. K. Sinha, and Ph.D. student John Hogan (now a professor at the University of Missouri-Rolla) show that geologists are always serious. (Photograph taken at a Geosciences gathering, circa 1982.)