The Academic Board consists of:
- The President
- Provost/Dean of the College
- The Associate Provosts
- Dean of Schools
- Heads of Academic Departments as well as ROTC detachments
- The Director of Library Services
In the absence of the President, the Academic Board is chaired by the Provost/Dean of the College and rules on all matters concerning the academic programs of the College. Recommendations are made to the Board of Visitors concerning such matters as the establishment of new schools/departments or majors. The Registrar, the Associate Dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies, and the Chair of the Faculty Council are ex-officio, non-voting members.