Francis Bush, Ph.D.

For My Advisees

This page is available to help you find answers when you cannot find me.  My office is in 318 Scott Shipp Hall.  If you cannot find the answer to your question, please contact me via email at  bushhf@vmi.edu.

Requirements of the Economics and Business Major

The basic requirements for the Economics and Business Major are listed at Things to Know to graduate.

Standards for Continued Enrollment

A cadet in residence must meet various standards to be eligible to return for the following semester.   For cadets who are planning to return for the next subsequent semester, your classification will be based on the information found under academic standards which are located at http://www.vmi.edu/Academics.aspx?id=1142.

Academic Regulations

Bookmarks for major concerns related to academic regulations can be found by clicking here.

For a complete list of Academic regulations including Grading Systems, Incomplete Grades, Dean's List, Academic Stars, Academic Probation, Transfer Credit, Academic Appeals, Major Changes, Withdrawing from Classes, Replacement Policies, and Overloads. 

Readmission

If for some reason you have been away from the Institute for one or more semester, you must apply for readmission by June 1 for the fall semester and November 1 for the spring semester.  Additional requirements for readmission are outlined at http://www.vmi.edu/Registrar.aspx?id=9213.   A cadet who receives a second academic suspension is dismissed from VMI and is ineligible to apply for readmission.

Dismissal

A cadet who receives a second academic suspension is dismissed from VMI and is ineligible to apply for readmission.

Committee on Academic Appeals

The Committee on Academic Appeals advises the Deputy Superintendent for Academics and Dean of the Faculty on appeals by cadets for exceptions to the academic regulations.

FERPA

Virginia Military Institute complies with the provision of federal laws governing the privacy and disclosure of cadet information in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).  Under the federal laws, all cadets have a number of rights concerning his/her records at VMI.  These policies are outlined at the following Web Site:    http://www.vmi.edu/Registrar.aspx?id=9199 

Other resources that are available to facilitate cadets' success are found at Cadet Resources.