Cindy Bither
Administrative Assistant
P: (540) 464-7207
F: (540) 464-7443

111 Smith Hall
Lexington, VA 24450

News and Features

  • Cadet Invites Former English Mentor to Speak

    LEXINGTON, Va., March 2, 2015 – The vice president of VMI’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honors Society, has invited his mentor from the Culver Academies in Culver, Ind., to give a talk on Jane Austen.  Dr. Jacqueline Erwin will give the talk, “Gossip and Jane Austen’s Narrative Voice: The Sense of a Non-ending in Happily Ever After,” Wednesday, March 4, at 7:45 p.m. in the Turman Room of Preston Library.Read More →
  • Rep. John Lewis to Receive Humanitarian Award

    LEXINGTON, Va., Feb. 26, 2015 – Virginia Military Institute will offer a live webcast of the presentation Wednesday, March 11, of the Jonathan M. Daniels ’61 Humanitarian Award to Georgia’s 5th District Rep. John Lewis.Read More →
  • ‘The Quiet of a Storm Center’

    LEXINGTON, Va., Feb. 17, 2015 – Well-known National Public Radio journalist Nina Totenberg reminisced about her 47 years covering the U.S. Supreme Court in a speech given at VMI yesterday.Read More →
  • Richmond Legislative Reception, Alumni Event Cancelled

    RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 16, 2015 – The legislative reception and the alumni event scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 17, in downtown Richmond has been cancelled due to winter weather that forced the closing of state offices in the capital city.Read More →
  • Pre-Election Nigeria: A Dialogue

    Psychology and international studies professors discuss what's at stake. Video and transcripts for download.Read More →
  • 'Off the Chart History'

    LEXINGTON, Va., Jan. 26, 2015 – Dr. Edward L. Ayers, president of the University of Richmond and co-host of Back Story, a nationally syndicated radio show that ties history to the present day, talked to the VMI Corps of Cadets, faculty, and community members earlier today about the "shape" of the Civil War.Read More →
  • Small Recycling Grant Yields Notable Results

    LEXINGTON, Va., Jan. 14, 2015 – A small grant from Keep Virginia Beautiful has helped to extend recycling efforts in underserved areas such as locker rooms and computer labs.

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  • VMI Business Department Reaccredited

    LEXINGTON, Va., Jan. 9, 2015 – VMI’s Department of Economics and Business has been reaccredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.Read More →
  • Recreating History from a Pile of Oak Planks

    LEXINGTON, Va., Dec. 19, 2014 – A project currently under way in the VMI physical plant has not only saved the state thousands of dollars, but brought historical authenticity back to one of VMI’s most well-known and heavily trafficked buildings.  Locksmith Tommy Tomlin and assistant locksmiths Mark Lynn and Kevin Scott crafted new doors for Crozet Hall.Read More →
  • A Little Bit of Earth

    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 19, 2014 – Since last summer, crews have been hard at work with site preparations for the Corps Physical Training Facility. All of the dynamite and digging in the world, though, can’t remove what’s precious for one lifelong Lexington resident: memories of the little house on Ruff Lane, now demolished, where she and her twin brother entered the world on Nov. 26, 1930.Read More →