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Capt. Eli B. Facemire ’19 with VMI logo and Memorial Hall in the background.

VMI Welcomes Alumnus as New Associate Chaplain

The Institute welcomes Capt. Eli B. Facemire ’19 as the new associate chaplain. During his cadetship, Facemire majored in psychology; held rank his 3rd and 2nd Class years; served on the general committee as class president; sang with the Men in Grey; was a cadre corporal; and was a cadet chaplain.

VMI Institute Post Announcement

VMI Receives Pell Grant Funds

Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins ’85, superintendent, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), that provides VMI nearly $4 million over four years to boost enrollment and success of low income and Pell Grant-eligible cadets at the Institute.

Students and members of Lexington Fire Department pose with a fire truck.

COW Program Transforms Youths at VMI

The College Orientation Workshop, Inc. (COW) program returned to VMI this summer, marking its 37th year of transforming the lives of promising, male, minority high school students. This program offers education, leadership and character building, and physical training at no cost to the students.

Hayden Rose portrait over image of VMI barracks

Cadet Rescues Injured Civilian

Hayden Rose ’26, a computer science major at Virginia Military Institute, used the skills he learned as a VMI emergency medical technician (EMT) to save a woman’s life recently while embedded with the 91st cyber brigade for a military activity at Camp Pendleton.

VMI Institute Post Announcement

National Student Clearinghouse Cybersecurity Incident Being Closely Monitored

Virginia Military Institute has been made aware of a National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) cybersecurity incident with one of their third-party software vendors, MOVEit Transfer. There are thousands of colleges and universities that use NSC for maintaining student data and gathering reports.

Doug Humphries in front of American flag, TAPS announcement.

TAPS – Col. Doug Humphries

The Superintendent regrets to inform the VMI community of the death of Col. Paul Douglas “Doug” Humphries, adjunct professor in the Department of International Studies and Political Science, July 13 after a battle with cancer.

VMI Barracks during a sunset.

VMI Joins Common App to Streamline Application Process

First-year students applying to VMI can now do so through Common App, a college application platform used by more than three million applicants, teachers, counselors and advisors across the United States and around the world each year.

Cast members gather on stage in costume with director.

VMI Community Theatre Presents “A Fitting Confusion”

The VMI Community Theatre will present George Feydeau’s French farce, “A Fitting Confusion” on Wednesday, July 19 - Saturday, July 22 at 7:30 p.m. each evening, and Sunday, July 23 at 2:00 p.m. in Gillis Theater.

VMI Chaplain John Casper '04 speaks while holding a microphone near an American flag.

Casper Promoted to VMI Chaplain

Lt. Col. John P. Casper ’04, who has served as the Institute’s first associate chaplain for nine years, was promoted to the rank of colonel and assumed the duties as Institute chaplain to the Corps of Cadets following the retirement of Col. Robert “Bob” Phillips ’87.

HR Recruitment Event notice with aerial view of the VMI campus, known as post.

VMI Holds Job Fair

The human resources office will hold a job fair for non-faculty positions Thursday, July 20 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at VMI's Corps Physical Training Facility in Lexington.

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