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A portrait of Steve Maconi.

VMI Alumni Agencies Name New CEO

After an exhaustive search, the presidents of the VMI Alumni Association, the VMI Foundation, and the VMI Keydet Club announced the hiring of a new CEO to lead the combined VMI Alumni Agencies.

A photograph of Eliot Cohen.

Cohen to Speak on Military Strategy

Eliot Cohen, a Johns Hopkins University professor who has served as counselor of the U.S. Department of State will speak tonight in Marshall Hall’s Gillis Theater.

Conquest Visiting Chair Claudia Smigrod shows cadets Angelique Barlow ’17 and Albert Wu ’17 how to print a positive image from a negative using an enlarger in the Preston Library darkroom. – Photo courtesy of Albert Wu ’17.

Cadets Learn to 'See in Different Ways'

Two new photography courses being taught in the ERHS department this spring are exposing cadets to one of the youngest of the visual arts.

A headshot of Christopher Fettweis

Political Science Professor to Speak on Unipolarity

Dr. Christopher J. Fettweis, associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Tulane University, will speak March 8 at 7:45 p.m.

Edward Matheny receives an award at the 2016 staff breakfast.

TAPS – Lt. Edward Matheny

VMI Police Lieutenant Edward Matheny, a 37-year employee of the Institute and an active member of the community, died Saturday, March 4, at the age of 56.

Author and veteran Daniel Rodriguez speaks in Gillis Theater last night. – VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

Rodriguez Speaks on Life after War

Veteran and author Daniel Rodriguez spoke on overcoming adversity to find success playing football at Clemson University and graduating with honors.

Maj. Matt Jarman demonstrates a defensive move during his modern warriorship class. – VMI Photo by H. Lockwood McLaughlin.

Modern Warriorship

A new course in the psychology department emphasizes mental toughness in addition to physical fitness.

A photograph of Don Wilkinson.

Foundation Notes Campaign Progress, Close Date

An Uncommon Purpose: A Glorious Past, A Brilliant Future: The Campaign for VMI will draw to a close June 30, having raised $311 million in gifts and commitments,.

A portrait of Thomas Watjen '76

Tom Watjen '76 to Speak on Leadership

Thomas Watjen, VMI Class of 1976, will present a lecture, “Leadership in a Dynamic and Changing World,” in Virginia Military Institute’s Gillis Theater at 11:15 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 20.

Army ROTC staff leads cadets on a march down the Chessie Trail during fall FTX. – VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

VMI Among MacArthur Award Winners

For the third time in the past four years, the U.S. Army Cadet Command has named VMI among the eight winners of the MacArthur Award for the 2015-16 academic year.

Gen. Mark Milley Speaks in Cameron Hall today.  – VMI Photo by H. Lockwood McLaughlin.

'Connect the Dots'

Gen. Mark Milley, Army’s chief of staff, addressed cadets, faculty, staff, and community members about the lessons of history and coming shifts in how armed conflict is conducted.

Members of VMI’s club boxing team trade blows Nov. 11 in a ring set up in New Barracks Courtyard surrounded by cadets cheering from the courtyard and the stoops. – VMI Photo by Stephen Hanes.

VMI to Host Collegiate Boxing Nationals

Tickets are on sale for the 2017 USIBA Boxing Nationals, to be held March 23-25 in Virginia Military Institute’s newly-renovated Cocke Hall.

Dallas Clark ’99 speaks to friends from across post after receiving the Meritorious Service Medal in October. – VMI File Photo by Stephen Hanes.

Clark to Head Finance, Administration, and Support

Col. Dallas Clark '99 has been named director of finance, administration, and support for Virginia Military Institute. He will assume his duties in mid-February.

A portrait of Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley.

Army Chief of Staff to Speak at VMI

General Mark A. Milley, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, will speak to the Corps of Cadets in Cameron Hall Feb. 8.

A portrait of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ginsburg to Speak at VMI Feb. 1

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will participate in a public on-stage interview in Cameron Hall on Feb. 1.

Cadets march in the 2017 presidential inaugural parade.

VMI Marches in Presidential Inaugural Parade

The Corps of Cadets' participation in the parade was broadcast across the nation Friday, and it marks the 15th time the VMI Corps of Cadets has participated in a presidential inaugural parade.

Cadets practice marching on the Parade Ground Jan. 18 to prepare for the presidential inaugural parade.

Watch Live as the Corps Marches in the Inaugural

The VMI Corps of Cadets will be the last and largest unit in the parade honoring the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States, and is expected to pass the reviewing stand around 5 p.m.

Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John Return

The cadet battery, absent since June, is back in place on the Parade Ground and features custom aluminum carriages that are expected to last for centuries to come.

A view of the Jordan Point entrance to Virginia Military Institute

Instructions for Return from Furlough

Events in downtown Lexington are expected to complicate traffic patterns Jan. 15, especially in the afternoon. It is recommended that the Jordan's Point entrance be used to access post.

Visitors gather in the Hall of Valor for the 2013 Hall of Fame induction ceremony and banquet.

Jan. 27 Deadline for Sports Hall of Fame Tickets

The VMI Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony and banquet will be held in Marshall Hall Feb. 11 starting at 6 p.m.