Changes have been made in order to protect the health and well-being of our cadets, faculty, and staff while preserving the in-person, academic and military mission of the Institute.
Virginia Military Institute is set to host a special guest speaker event featuring Vice President of the United States Mike Pence and Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy ’96 on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020.
Vice President of the United States Michael R. Pence, accompanied by Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy ’96 and U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz ’96, visited VMI. Pence addressed the Corps of Cadets in Cameron Hall.
For the sixth year in a row, VMI places favorably in the fall college rankings, maintaining its status among the top liberal arts colleges nationwide.
The Superintendent regrets to inform the VMI community of the death of Mr. Louis H. Blair at the age of 81. He passed away on September 5 at his farm in Rockbridge Baths.
Mr. John W. Boland, President of the VMI Board of Visitors, addresses the Board's discussion on the “Way Forward” as set out in General Peay’s July 29, 2020, letter.
Gen. Peay praises the VMI community for their efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19 but acknowledges there's more to do.
VMI is saddened to hear of the passing of Justice Ginsburg. She was a courageous legal scholar whose impact on our Institute and our nation is an inspiration for all.
VMI will begin to allow cadets limited general permit privileges this weekend, Sept. 25 – 27, 2020. All leave privileges will be limited to Rockbridge County.
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.
Gen. James C. McConville, 40th chief of staff of the U.S. Army, addressed masked, socially distanced faculty, staff, and the Corps of Cadets of Virginia Military Institute on Wednesday, Sept. 30.
The Superintendent regrets to inform the VMI community of the death of Col. George Piegari at the age of 79.
From photographs taken in the mid-19th century to an account of the construction of the Panama Canal and even letters by two founding fathers of the United States, the VMI Archives offers a treasure trove of history spread out over four centuries.
The idea began in early September in an online forum for the mothers of cadets—how do they show cadets that they are cared for in spite of Parents Weekend being canceled this year?
Thanks to the efforts of Col. James “Jimmy” Coale, professor of physical education, and his colleagues, rats enrolled in Physical Education 102, the required boxing course, are learning to box in a way that’s designed to minimize health risks while maximizing skill development.
Gen. Peay updates the VMI community on changes to operational procedures for Fall 2020.
Mr. John W. Boland, President of the VMI Board of Visitors, responds to the letter from Governor Ralph Northam regarding review of culture, policies, procedures, and equity at VMI
Letter from John William Boland, President of the Board of Visitors, accepting the resignation of Gen. J. H. Binford Peay III '62, VMI Superintendent
Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III '62, VMI Superintendent, submitted his resignation letter to the VMI Board of Visitors on Oct. 26, 2020.
Today, the Superintendent tendered his resignation to the Board of Visitors. The Board of Visitors accepted it with deep regret.
The VMI Board of Visitors today took bold and unanimous action to move VMI forward.
Brigadier General Robert W. Moreschi, Acting Superintendent, addresses the VMI community regarding his appointment and the Institute's path forward, including recent actions by the Board of Visitors.
Accepting an invitation to an event fully organized by cadets on the evening of Oct. 28, Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III '62 bid farewell to the Corps of Cadets. He was presented flags signed by each class, and was asked to lead the Corps in an Old Yell for the Class of 1962.
In the execution of one of the most important responsibilities of VMI’s governing board, the appointment and oversight of the superintendent, the committee will work toward finding the Institute’s next great leader.
Virginia Military Institute, in partnership with the Department of Health, is hosting two free COVID testing events. Both are open to the public, and social distancing will be strictly maintained.
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.
Governor Ralph Northam ‘81 has appointed E. Sean Lanier ’94 to the VMI Board of Visitors. Lanier, a U.S. Army veteran, is the founder and executive director of Resolve Solutions Inc., an Alexandria, Virginia nonprofit that provides financial and educational college preparatory support to underserve
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Just before Christmas, initial steps will begin for VMI’s new aquatics center, officially known as the Corps Physical Training Facility Phase III (Aquatic Center).
This holiday season, everyone could use a little extra cheer, especially residents of elder care facilities & nursing homes, who are facing little to no visitation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thankfully, the Building BRIDGES Club at VMI has stepped up to share the holiday spirit.
On Saturday, Dec. 19, families of Virginia Military Institute graduates celebrated at home as a virtual commencement ceremony was streamed to computers, tablets, and phones.
Maj. Gen. Wins provides an update on spring semester plans and the path forward in the near future.
On Dec. 31, Col. Eric Hutchings ’77, commandant from 2000 to 2007 and special assistant to the athletic director for military affairs, retired, capping off more than two decades of service to the Institute.
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.
The superintendent regrets to inform the VMI community of the death of Dr. Arnold "Arnie" Joyce. He passed away in Lexington on 23 December 2020 at the age of 82.
Registration is now open for the VMI Center for Leadership & Ethics 2021 Leadership Conference, “Strong Leaders, Strong Teams.” This event will be held online Feb. 15-16 and will explore a progression of teamwork principles.
Col. Valentina Dimitrova-Grajzl, professor of economics and business at Virginia Military Institute, will discuss access to consumer credit for those living on or near American Indian reservations in the United States on the public radio program With Good Reason Jan. 23-29.
Colonel William J. Wanovich ’87, commandant of the VMI Corps of Cadets since 2014, will retire at the end of the 2020-21 academic year.