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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.

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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

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

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.

Announcement of COVID testing dates with photo of medical professional

VMI, in Partnership with Department of Health, Hosting Free COVID Testing Site

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.

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VMI Board of Visitors Appoints Superintendent Search Committee

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.

Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III '62 bids farewell to the Corps of Cadets, and is presented flags signed by each class.

Cadets Bid Farewell to Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III ’62

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.

Brig. Gen. Moreschi overlayed on photo of Post with VMI logo

A Letter from Brig. Gen. Moreschi, VMI Acting Superintendent - Nov. 3, 2020

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.

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Actions of the VMI Board of Visitors

The VMI Board of Visitors today took bold and unanimous action to move VMI forward.