Gov. Charles S. Robb has appointed 23 new members and reappointed eight members to the boards of visitors of nine state-supported colleges and universities. The actions were:

George Mason University: Reappointed Edgar A. Prichard of Fairfax and appointed C. Douglas Adams of Burke, Richard A. Barton of Arlington and Robert P. Crouch Jr. of Martinsville.

James Madison University: Appointed Pamel K. Fay of Richmond, former Del. Calvin W. Fowler of Danville and Ellen K. Layman of Harrisonburg.

Longwood College: Appointed Charles E. Perry of North Palm Beach, Fla., and Lt. Gen. Samuel V. Wilson of Rice.

Mary Washington College: Appointed Gwendolyn A. Cumming of Hampton, John A. Kinniburgh of McLean and Edith S. Ott of Richmond.

Old Dominion University: Reappointed Sylvia H. Old of Chesapeake and appointed George Dragas Jr. of Virginia Beach, Ann H. Kilgore of Hampton and H. B. Price III of Virginia Beach.

Radford College: Reappointed George M. Davis of Boykins and Susan P. Hall of Richmond and appointed Joyce L. Graham of Elliston and Marian T. Jones of Floyd.

Virginia Commonwealth University: Reappointed Margaret P. Bemiss and appointed Wilbur C. Allen, James B. Farinholt and Eric M. Lipman, all of Richmond.

Virginia Military Institute: Reappointed J. Robert Philpott of Lexington, N.C., and appointed James F. Betts of Richmond, James W. Enochs of Hopewell and Joseph M. Spivey III of Richmond.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University: Reappointed Charles W. Rector of Nokesville and Alexander F. Giacco of Wilmington, Del., and appointed Cecil R. Maxson Jr. of Richmond.