Radford University Board of Visitors Selects Rector, Vice Rector
During Quarterly Meeting
RADFORD -- The Radford University Board of Visitors today selected the rector and vice rector who will lead the board for the next year.
Stephen A. Musselwhite, of Vinton, Va., was selected as rector. Musselwhite received his bachelor’s degree from Marshall University. He is president of Musselwhite and Associates, Inc. and Wolf Creek, Inc., a planned residential community. He serves as chairman of the board of the Jefferson College of Health Sciences, as a board member of Carilion Medical Center, and as vice chairman of the Roanoke County Economic Development Authority. Musselwhite is in his second term on the Radford University Board of Visitors, which will expire in 2012. He currently serves on the board’s Executive and Academic Affairs Committees and chairs the Business Affairs Committee.
Stephen A. Musselwhite (left), rector, and Mark R. Pace (right), vice rector.
Mark R. Pace, of Roanoke, Va., was selected as vice rector. Pace is a 1993 graduate of Radford University and is president and owner of E.C. Pace Company, Inc. He serves as managing director of Virginia Oil Systems, as vice president of Virginia Blasting Services, Inc., as managing director of Heavy Equipment Solutions, Inc. and as CEO of Pace Foundations, LLC. Pace is also in his second term on the board, which will expire in 2012, and is a former chair of the board’s Student Affairs and Business Affairs Committees. He currently serves as a member of the Executive, Business Affairs and Governance and Administration Committees.
“Both Stephen and Mark are exemplary leaders and wonderful advocates for Radford University,” said RU President Penelope W. Kyle. “I look forward to working closely with them in the months ahead.”
The Radford University Board of Visitors is comprised of 15 members appointed by the Governor of Virginia to serve four-year terms. The board also yearly selects a faculty member and a student to serve as non-voting, advisory members.
The board meets in regular session four times each year. The third meeting of each calendar year is considered the first meeting of the year and is designated as the annual meeting of the board.
For a complete list of RU board members, terms of appointment, and minutes from previous meetings, visit http://www.radford.edu/bov/members.html.