Jackson Hope Fund

Warren J. Bryan ’71
VMI Foundation, Inc.
Ph:  (540) 464-7287


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Dean's Office
210 Smith Hall
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA 24450

Institute Report, June 2008  

Eight VMI professors will be on leave for the 2008-09 year. Lt. Col. Charles Bott will research biological nutrient removal through a Wachtmeister Faculty Development leave; Maj. Dennis Foster will research the relationship between the legislative and executive branches on issues of coercive foreign policy through an Ayres Faculty Development Leave; and Col. Myke Gluck will assess computer forensics software usability with applications to VMI computer science and the science and security programs through a VMI Awards Faculty Development Leave.  

Jackson-Hope Faculty Development leaves have been awarded to Lt. Col. Mary Ann Dellinger, who will work on “The Muse Unchained: Politics, Prison, and Poetry in Franco’s Spain”; Lt. Col. Matt Hyre, who will work on numerical modeling of glass-forming processes and the development of reconstructed simulation environments; Lt. Col. Tinni Sen ,who will research anticipated future changes under state-dependent pricing rules; Lt. Col. Daren Timmons, who will research flavonoids in crystal engineering; and Col. Bruce Vandervort, who is writing a book on the Italian invasion and conquest of Libya in 1911.