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Board of Visitors

The Board of Visitors is the supervisory board of Virginia Military Institute. The Board defines the mission of the Institute as a public institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and oversees the development, revision, and implementation of a strategic plan for the accomplishment of that mission.

The Board has 16 members, appointed by the governor of Virginia and subject to confirmation by the Virginia General Assembly. Of those members, four must be non-alumni, and 12 must be alumni. The four non-alumni must be residents of the Commonwealth. Four of the 12 alumni will be non-residents of the Commonwealth. The adjutant general of the Commonwealth of Virginia shall serve ex officio. A regular term of membership is four years. Members shall serve and be eligible for reappointment as provided by statute. Each year the Board appoints a cadet to serve as a non-voting, advisory representative to the Board.

AY 2019-2020 Meeting Schedule

  • September 9-11, 2019
  • January 23-25, 2020
  • April 30 - May 2, 2020, Canceled
  • June 10, 2020 (via video teleconference) - Public Notice - June 2020


Public Comment:

The VMI Board of Visitors will receive public comments only on matters pertaining to the Institute between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. June 10. Individuals must pre-register and will need to provide the following information via email: name, email, phone number, VMI affiliation (e.g. cadet, faculty member, employee, alumni, parent, or member of the public), and request for any reasonable accommodations. The deadline for pre-registration is Tuesday, June 9, 2020.  Please note in the subject line that you are registering to speak during the public comment.  Registration requests should be sent to Lt Col Sean Harrington at You may also call (540) 464-7132 with any questions.  

The June 10, 2020, Board of Visitors meeting will be streamed live on this webpage. Should you have any interruption with the video broadcast of the meeting please contact the VMI Information Technology office at (540) 464-7643. Speakers will proceed in the order of pre-registration and should be dialed into the conference at the start of the meeting at 9 a.m. to facilitate meeting operations. A dial-in teleconference number for public comment will be provided. Speakers will be limited to three minutes apiece. Every effort will be made to accommodate all speakers within the time constraints of the meeting. 

Agenda and Schedules

Academic Year 2019-2020

Academic Year 2018-2019


Academic Year 2019-2020

Academic Year 2018-2019

Academic Year 2017-2018

Academic Year 2016-2017