On Sept. 16, Col. Pongrácz Sennyey began his new job as director of Preston Library. “When I saw the job ad for VMI, and it emphasized innovation and collaboration, it piqued my attention,” Sennyey explained. “I know for a fact that innovation cannot happen without collaboration.”
“I’m excited to welcome Jim Miller back to VMI,” said Maj. Gen. Wins, VMI’s 15th superintendent. “I know firsthand that he can compete and win at the highest levels. That’s exactly the type of leadership that we want leading our coaches and cadet-athletes.”
Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins ’85 received a large iron key to the main door of the 1816 state arsenal that preceded VMI. He is the fourth superintendent to have received the key.
Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins ’85 has named Dr. J.M. “John” Young to be Virginia Military Institute’s next chief of staff. VMI’s chief of staff is responsible for coordination, control, and integration of Institute priorities and issues.
On the weekend marking the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the Institute paid tribute to those individuals who lost their lives with a variety of observances involving many members of the VMI community.
Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins ’85 was inaugurated as Virginia Military Institute’s 15th superintendent Friday, Sept. 10, and honored with a parade by the Corps of Cadets and a reception in Marshall Hall.
VMI has retained its high placing among the nation’s best colleges, according to 2022 college rankings released this fall by nationwide publications.
Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins ’85, soon to be inaugurated as Virginia Military Institute’s 15th superintendent, addressed cadets, faculty, and staff gathered in Cameron Hall earlier today for the Institute’s academic convocation, the ceremonial beginning of its 182nd year.
Family legacies at VMI are not uncommon, but most of them involve graduating from the Institute, passing down the family uniform, or even living in the same barracks room. The Baurs have a more direct legacy- A member of the family has taught a course on exercise physiology since 1989.
Lt. Col. Pennie Ticen, associate professor of English at Virginia Military Institute, will discuss the sometimes controversial British-American author Salman Rushdie on public radio’s With Good Reason Sept. 4-10, in an episode titled “Reading and Writing Ourselves.”