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Focus on Faculty

James Morgan portrait, Photo courtesy of VMI Archives.

TAPS—Maj. Gen. James M. Morgan, Jr. '45

The superintendent regrets to inform the VMI community of the death of Maj. Gen. James M. Morgan, Jr. '45, dean emeritus of the faculty. He passed away in Lexington on 2 January at the age of 97.

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.

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.”

Col. Atin Basu Choudhary, Ph.D.

VMI Professor to Discuss Civil Conflict on With Good Reason

Col. Atin Basuchoudhary, professor of economics and business at Virginia Military Institute, will discuss the likelihood of civil conflict in the U.S. on With Good Reason Oct. 3-9.

Dr. Timothy Passmore stands in front of a class of cadets.

The Value of Civic Knowledge During a Campaign of Disinformation

Dr. Timothy Passmore, assistant professor of international studies, strives to teach cadets how to look past fake news and become educated, informed citizens.

Brigadier General Jeff Smith stands in front of the cadets in his history of information technology class.

An Ethical Framework Throughout Technological Advances

Brig. Gen. Jeff Smith '79 focuses on ethics in information technology—and preparing cadets for a world that's yet to be born.

Driving and Parking on Post - Dec. 4 - Dec. 18

Construction continues to impact traffic on post as work associated with the Post infrastructure Improvement project continues.

Col. Craig Streeter pauses at his office studio.

Combat Artist Depicts Battlefield Experience

Naval ROTC commander Col. Craig Streeter '91 is one of a handful of USMC combat artists creating images that show the reality of the battlefield.

Mary Beth Manjerovic and Janice Friend discuss possible changes to the biology curriculum.

Biology Sends Cadets out of the Classroom

Maj. Mary Beth Manjerovic, assistant professor of biology, gave the cadets in her conservation biology class a new challenge: independent projects dealing with resource conservation.

Col. James Squire and Clay Penney '19 look on as their rocket prototype takes off.

Rockets, Research, and Rovers

Clay Penney '19 and Col. Jim Squire are launching into a Mars rover competition, building and testing prototypes for Penney's honors thesis.

VMI: Forging 21st Century Leaders