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

111 Smith Hall
Lexington, VA 24450

News and Features

  • Daniels Carving Placed at Cathedral

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    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug.25, 2015 – A stone carving of Jonathan Myrick Daniels, valedictorian of the VMI Class of 1961, was placed this summer on the human rights porch at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.Read More →
  • VMI Ranked in ‘Best Bang for the Buck’

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    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 24, 2015 – Virginia Military Institute has been ranked 26th in the Southeast region in the “Best Bang for the Buck” category and 1st nationally among all liberal arts colleges for ROTC participation in the 2015 Washington Monthly college rankings, released today.Read More →
  • ‘I Felt Like John Hancock’

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    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 22, 2015 – Four hundred ninety-five new cadets matriculated today in VMI's Cameron Hall. This afternoon, they meet their cadre and begin nine days of training before classes start Sept. 1.Read More →
  • Matriculation Ceremony to Live Stream

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    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 19, 2015 – For the first time, VMI will offer a live webcast of the Matriculation Day welcome ceremony, a longstanding tradition in which newly matriculated cadets, called “rats,” bid their parents farewell and form up as platoons for the very first time on the Cameron Hall floor.Read More →
  • Litigation on the Frontier

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    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 14, 2015 – An interdisciplinary study recently published by three Virginia Military Institute professors shows that courtrooms served the colonial Virginia frontier well in enforcing credit contracts.Read More →
  • Secretary to BOV, Assistant to Superintendent Named

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    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 14, 2015 – Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Sean Harrington ’94 has been named secretary to the Board of Visitors and executive assistant to the superintendent at Virginia Military Institute. He began his duties Aug. 1.  Col. Jeff Curtis ’79, former executive assistant, retired Friday, Aug. 7. Curtis first came to VMI as chief of staff in July 2009 and became executive assistant in 2013.Read More →
  • VMI Professor to Discuss Amazon River Fish

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    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 13, 2015 – Virginia Military Institute associate professor Lt. Col. Pieter deHart will be heard on the public radio show With Good Reason the week of Aug. 15.  In the episode, “It’s a Jungle Out There,” deHart will talk about his efforts to discover which organisms are at the base of the food web in Brazil’s Rio Negro, where all of the fish in the acidic, black water appear to be carnivores.Read More →
  • Taps – Gen. Sam S. Walker ’45

    LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 11, 2015 – Retired U.S. Army Gen. Sam Sims Walker ’45, 11th superintendent of VMI, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015.Read More →
  • Getting Her Hands Dirty

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    LEXINGTON, Va., July 27, 2015 – Cadet Allison Partin '17 interned this summer at the Buena Vista Wastewater Treatment Plant, where she learned about water quality – and the strange items people flush down the toilet.Read More →
  • On Social Media, Movements Start Themselves

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    LEXINGTON, Va., July 23, 2015 –Cadet Matt Armentrout '16 has spent the summer studying the power of social media to instigate movements for change such as the Occupy protests.   Read More →