Institute leadership continues to communicate important information for cadets, their families, faculty & staff, and the VMI community at-large:
Mid-April saw the return of Spring Field Training Exercise (FTX) following a year's hiatus due to COVID-19. Commissioning cadets of all ROTC branches participated in training and leadership activities on post, in the local community, and around Virginia. Cadets not commissioning upon graduation completed a variety of service projects on post and around town.
Maj. Tim Passmore, assistant professor of international studies at Virginia Military Institute, will discuss how the changing composition of United Nations peacekeeping forces may signal a larger shift on public radio’s With Good Reason April 24-29, in an episode titled “Protecting Human Rights.”
Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins will serve as the Virginia Military Institute’s 15th superintendent according to a unanimous vote today by the Institute’s Board of Visitors. Maj. Gen. Wins, a 1985 graduate of VMI, has served as interim superintendent since Nov. 2020.
The VMI team finished second among nine teams in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Region III Hardware Competition, held as part of IEEE Southeast Con 2021, just behind Clemson University, a school with just over 20,000 undergraduates.