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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

T he Virginia Tech Review Panel thanks the many persons who contributed to gathering
information, provided facilities at which the panel held four public meetings around the
state, and helped prepare this report. The administration and staff of Virginia Tech, George
Mason University, and the University of Virginia hosted public meetings at which speakers
presented background information and family members of the victims addressed the panel. The
University of Virginia also provided facilities for the panel to meet in three sessions to discuss
confidential material related to this report.
The panel is grateful to more than 200 persons who were interviewed or who participated in
discussion groups. They are identified in Appendix B.
Finally, the panel is grateful for staff support and legal advice provided by TriData, a Division
of System Planning Corporation, and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

TriData, a Division of System Planning Corporation
• Philip Schaenman, panel staff • Paul Flippin
director
• Teresa Copping
• Hollis Stambaugh, panel staff
• Maria Argabright
deputy director
• Shania Flagg
• Jim Kudla, panel public
information officer • Lucius Lamar III
• Dr. Harold Cohen • Rachel Mershon
• Darryl Sensenig • Jim Gray

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
• Richard Brusca • Brad Marcus
• Amy Sabrin • Cory Black, Summer Associate
• Michael Tierney • Ray McKenzie, Summer
Associate
• Michael Kelly
• Colin Ram, Summer Associate
• Ian Erickson

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