Cindy Bither
Administrative Assistant
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111 Smith Hall
Lexington, VA 24450

News and Features

  • ‘What a Football Coach Ought to Be’

    LEXINGTON, Va., Dec. 5, 2014 –John McKenna has long been considered a legend on post at VMI. Now he is being immortalized.  Roland Lazenby ’74 recently co-wrote a book, Best Regrets, with veteran sports writer Mike Ashley about the winningest coach in VMI football history.Read More →
  • Middle-School Students Find Math Fun at VMI

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 24, 2014 – More than 800 students and educators from around Virginia converged on VMI’s Marshall Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 18, for the third annual AMC8@VMI, an event that combines a nationally known math test with talks by VMI faculty and tours of the post.Read More →
  • Men’s Rugby Wins Championship

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 14, 2014 – The VMI men’s rugby club team was tremendously successful last weekend, winning the Cardinals Collegiate Conference championship tournament in dominating fashion at the University of Richmond. The tournament included 16 Division II and III rugby clubs from Virginia colleges, as well as Duke University.Read More →
  • 175 Years at VMI

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    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 12, 2014 – On a mild and sun-filled day, Virginia Military Institute celebrated the 175th anniversary of its founding yesterday with the placement of a time capsule, a convocation speech by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, and a parade by the Corps of Cadets.Read More →
  • VMI Kicks Off Major Fundraising Campaign

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 12, 2014 – Virginia Military Institute today announced the start of the public phase of a major effort designed to raise $225 million to support all aspects of the Institute.  To date, more than $180 million has been raised toward the goal.Read More →
  • Asian Business Expert to Speak

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 11, 2014 – A visiting professor who specializes in Asian business dynamics will speak at VMI on Thursday, Nov. 13. The talk, “Creating Harmony in Chinese Business Relations,” will be given by Stephen T. McCane at 8 p.m. in Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall.Read More →
  • Blasting to Begin Monday

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 7, 2014 – A contractor will be conducting blasting operations for the Corps Physical Training Facility Phase I project, at Diamond and Main streets, beginning Monday, Nov. 10.Read More →
  • Reagan, Gorbachev Share Radical Vision

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 4, 2014 – “The Enduring Legacy: Leadership and National Security Affairs During the Ronald Reagan Era” came to a close today with a panel session that gave insight into the motivations of the two world leaders whose ideals and efforts made possible a peaceful end to the Cold War: President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev.Read More →
  • At Reagan Conference, Cadet Assistants Work, Learn – and Network

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 4, 2014 – It’s been a whirlwind two days for Salena Chiep ’16 and Austin Bajc ’17, cadet assistants at the John A. Adams ’71 Center for Military History and Strategic Analysis, as a conference on the foreign policy legacy of former President Ronald Reagan wraps up – but both agreed that the gathering has been an invaluable learning experience.Read More →
  • Reagan’s Diplomacy: Cooperative Negotiation, Backed by Strength

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 4, 2014 – Ronald Reagan’s policies didn’t drive the Soviet Union to capitulation, but rather set the stage for a negotiated end to the Cold War, said Jack F. Matlock Jr., whose roles in the policy and diplomatic maneuverings of the 1980s gave him a front-row seat for the peaceful end to the 40-year military standoff.Read More →