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Aquatics Center Rendering

Construction Begins on VMI Aquatic Center

Just before Christmas, initial steps will begin for VMI’s new aquatic center, officially known as the Corps Physical Training Facility Phase III (Aquatic Center).

Rendering of Chessie Trail Bridge

Chessie Nature Trail Bridge Construction Begins; Impacts Trail Usage

A long-awaited project for the community is underway. A pedestrian bridge carrying the Virginia Military Institute-owned Chessie Nature Trail over the South River is expected to be replaced over the coming months.

Col. Sen teaching Fall 2020

VMI Professor Receives 2021 Outstanding Faculty Award

Col. Tinni Sen, professor of economics in the Department of Economics and Business at the Virginia Military Institute, is one of the 12 recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Faculty Awards.

Darryl Glover Named Erchul Award Recipient

The VMI Center for Leadership and Ethics, host of the annual Environment Virginia Symposium, announced that Darryl Glover has been selected as the 2020 Captain Ron Erchul Environmental Leadership Award winner.

VMI Professor to Speak on ‘With Good Reason’

Lt. Col. Julie Phillips Brown, associate professor of English and fine arts at Virginia Military Institute, will be featured on public radio’s With Good Reason Dec. 12-18, in an episode titled “Writing Through.”

Institute Announcement with VMI Logo and canon in snow

VMI Begins to Relocate the Stonewall Jackson Statue

Virginia Military Institute began the process today of relocating the Stonewall Jackson statue from the front of barracks to the Virginia Museum of the Civil War and New Market Battlefield State Historical Park.

Mallory Hall, home to VMI’s Department of Computer and Information Sciences, will soon house VMI’s cyber defense lab.—VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

Department of Defense $1.475 Million Grant Brings Cyber Defense Laboratory to VMI

The Virginia Military Institute’s Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) took a major step toward a new initiative when Institute leaders signed an agreement for a grant award with the Department of Defense (DoD) to establish a cyber defense laboratory on post.

Photo of cadets at parade, with VMI seal and text: BOV Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee

VMI Board of Visitors Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee meets with state officials

Members of the committee approved a charter for the committee after consultation with the Commonwealth of Virginia’s chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer, Dr. Janice Underwood, and secretary of education, Atif Qarni.

Portrait of E. Sean Lanier '94 with VMI logo and overlay

Governor Appoints Lanier to VMI Board of Visitors

Gov. Ralph Northam ‘81 has appointed E. Sean Lanier ’94 to the VMI Board of Visitors. Lanier, a U.S. Army veteran, is the founder & executive director of Resolve Solutions Inc., an Alexandria, Virginia nonprofit that provides financial and educational college prep support to underserved populations.

Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins with VMI logo

Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins ’85 to serve as interim VMI superintendent

Retired Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins will serve as interim superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute following an affirmative vote by the VMI Board of Visitors Executive Committee. Maj. Gen. Wins is a 34-year veteran of the U.S. Army and a 1985 graduate of the Institute.