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Governor Announces Appointments, Reappointments to VMI Board

Gov. Ralph Northam ’81 has appointed J. Conrad Garcia, Gussie Lord ’01, and Damon Williams ’90 to four-year terms on the VMI Board of Visitors.

Col. Adrian T. Bogart III '81

Army Special Forces Veteran Named VMI Commandant

Col. Adrian T. Bogart III ’81, recently retired from the U. S. Army Special Forces, has been appointed commandant of the Virginia Military Institute Corps of Cadets.

Custodian Tanya Rice hands container of donated supplies to representative of Rockbridge County Public Schools

Custodian Organizes School Supply Drive

This year, custodian Tanya Rice has spearheaded an effort among multiple custodians and cadets to collect unused school supplies and donate them to Rockbridge County Public Schools.

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VMI Board of Visitors reviews report recommendations

The Virginia Military Institute Board of Visitors met to consider the recommendations of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s audit of VMI’s diversity, equity, and inclusion practices.

Maj Gen Cedric Wins '85 with VMI logo over post photo

Maj. Gen. Wins' One Corps-One VMI Unifying Action Plan

Maj. Gen. Wins '85, VMI Superintendent addresses the VMI community after a briefing from the governor’s office and Barnes & Thornburg regarding the findings and recommendations of the commonwealth’s audit into VMI’s diversity, equity, and inclusion practices.

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Statement of the VMI Board of Visitors, June 1, 2021

The Board of Visitors received a copy today of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s review into allegations of racism and gender issues at VMI. These are serious allegations and are being treated as such.

Love Named Chief Diversity Officer at VMI

After nearly two decades of experience in student engagement, behavioral intervention, and accountability in higher education, Dr. Jamica N. Love has been named the chief diversity officer at VMI.

May 2021 Commencement Glove Toss - VMI photo by Kelly Nye

‘Challenge Yourself Personally and Professionally’ - Nearly 350 Cadets Graduate from VMI in Outdoor Ceremony

Just under 350 cadets received degrees in VMI’s first in-person graduation ceremony since December 2019. While graduation on the Parade Ground was common in the 19th century, it was VMI’s first outdoor graduation in many decades.

VMI cadets enter Foster Stadium for the 2021 Joint Commissioning Ceremony

More Than 180 Commission in Joint Ceremony

Under blue skies in Foster Stadium, more than 180 young men and women, most of them VMI cadets, commissioned into the armed services May 15 in the annual ROTC Joint Commissioning Ceremony. The ceremony was also livestreamed for family and friends who could not attend the event in person.

Cadet Duffy with Brother Rats and VMI flags – VMI Photo by Eric Moore

Cadet Logs Miles, Raises Funds for Operation Enduring Warrior

Will Duffy ’22 was weak in the knees in the final days of the academic year. Not because of exams or the multiple parades and trainings that happen, but because of the challenge he signed up for to help others.