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Virginia Tech forms committee regarding building names

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Virginia Tech has formed a committee regarding the naming of buildings on campus.

Assistant Vice President for University Relations at Virginia Tech Mark Owczarski released this statement to WSLS 10:

"President Sands has asked Menah Pratt-Clarke, Vice President for Strategic Affairs and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity, to convene a committee to review the historical naming of buildings and spaces where questions have been raised. After review and consideration, Dr. Pratt-Clarke will bring recommendations to the president to determine any appropriate next steps."