VMI was established to fulfill an uncommon purpose: to graduate citizen-soldiers. The Institute’s enduring ability to provide the country with leaders of character in the military and varied professions illustrates its importance and relevance for today. Now, we must secure the Institute’s future . . .
As we celebrate the 175th anniversary of the Institute, annual and unrestricted endowment support allows the Institute to pursue initiatives to improve its extraordinary education and provide for its long-term advancement.