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  • 'Money' Ranks VMI Third in Virginia
    in Virginia and third among all schools in Virginia in Money magazine s annual college rankings released earlier this week Overall VMI ranked 16th among public colleges and universities nationwide The magazine s rankings of more than 700 colleges and universities across the country focus heavily on return on investment the amount of money a student is likely to earn with a degree from a particular college or university minus the total net cost of attending that school A school s graduation rate calculated as the percentage of first year students who earn a degree within six years is also a critical part of the rankings For VMI Money magazine calculated the net price of a degree at just under 94 000 Net price rankings were determined by taking the average amount students and parents pay each year minus scholarships and grants that do not have to be paid back and multiplying that figure by the average amount of time it takes a student at a particular school to earn a degree Tuition increases are also considered when calculating the net price of a degree Money magazine reported that VMI s young alumni those who have graduated within the last five years earn an average salary of just over 53 000 This figure is drawn partially from salary data self reported to Payscale com an independent website that allows individuals to report their earnings and compare their data with those of others with similar experience and skills Recent findings on market value by the Brookings Institution are also taken into consideration in this year s ranking In its report on the rankings the Washington Post states that Money magazine s rankings supply much needed hard data that is not considered in rankings by other publications That additional information according to

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  • Registration Open for ‘Ethical Dilemmas in the Digital Age’
    Administrative Assistant P 540 464 7207 F 540 464 7443 111 Smith Hall Lexington VA 24450 Registration Open for 2016 Leadership Conference Conference speakers will include from left Dr Peter Singer Colin Lewis and Gen Keith Alexander Lexington Va Feb 12 2016 Registration is open for Virginia Military Institute s 2016 Leadership Conference Ethical Dilemmas in the Digital Age The conference is sponsored by VMI s Center for Leadership and Ethics and will take place March 7 8 Professionals in ethics and leadership education cybersecurity government the military and military academies are expected to join high school and college students in presentations and discussions that will explore points of intersection among concerns such as individual rights data mining social media personal moral codes national interests foreign policy and current events Keynote speakers retired U S Army Gen Keith Alexander former head of National Security Agency and Cyber Command and Dr Peter Singer award winning author strategist and senior fellow at New America Foundation will give talks that are open to the public free of charge Alexander will address national cybersecurity Monday March 7 at 11 a m in Cameron Hall as part of VMI s H B Johnson Jr 26 Distinguished Lecture Series Singer will speak on the geopolitics and future of robotic warfare Tuesday March 8 at 8 a m also in Cameron Hall Other sessions require registration On the second day conference guests will participate with the VMI Corps of Cadets in an interactive case based small group discussion exercise the Ethical Leadership Challenge The exercise will highlight ethical and moral dilemmas presented by the digital age The conference opens both days at 7 a m with registration and breakfast Panels include Is Big Brother Alive and Well Morality of Robotic War Are Cyber Attacks an Act of

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  • VMI Names Institute Chaplain
    Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Communications Marketing News and Features Construction News Institute Report Photos Videos Cindy Bither Administrative Assistant P 540 464 7207 F 540 464 7443 111 Smith Hall Lexington VA 24450 VMI Names Institute Chaplain Col Bob Phillips 87 LEXINGTON Va Jan 21 2016 Col Bob Phillips 87 has been named Institute chaplain Phillips will replace Col James Park who retires at the end of this academic year after 22 years of service to Virginia Military Institute Phillips comes to VMI from Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu Hawaii where his posting as command chaplain closes his U S Army career of more than 25 years Phillips holds a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary a Master of Science degree in counseling from Columbus State University and a master s degree in strategic studies from the U S Army War College Originally from Long Island N

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  • Cadet Athletes Collaborate to Collect Toys for Area Children
    awakened to an empty tree if not for hardworking VMI athletes VMI s Student Athlete Advisory Committee recently completed a drive to collect gifts for Toys for Tots the annual charity event created by the United States Marine Corps In all athletes from 12 of VMI s athletic teams collected five large boxes of toys about 75 total They took it and ran with it said James J B Weber director of VMI s Cadet Athlete Development Office Every cadet athlete that brought a toy in brought it in with a smile Still in its infancy as an organization VMI s committee was formed in the spring of 2014 SAAC serves as the athlete voice to the Institute the Southern Conference and the NCAA addressing student athlete issues and speaking out on proposed regulations It also serves as tool for leadership development and one of its goals is to engage the athletes in community service opportunities The Toys for Tots drive was the latest effort in that direction the first was Change for Change to benefit ALS in memory of former VMI soccer coach Tony Conway and the hope is that the toy drive will become an annual event The toy drive said Weber was the idea of SAAC president Garrett Warren 16 a member of the lacrosse team We wanted to do something that was a direct benefit to the community and Garrett came up with the toy drive Now that we know the logistics Weber continued if we open this up from the beginning of the term we could do far far better This year s drive became a competition among the teams with each team receiving points for the number of toys it collected The women s swimming water polo squads ended up collecting the most points

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  • News and Features
    take place March 7 8 Read More VMI Names Institute Chaplain LEXINGTON Va Jan 21 2016 Col Bob Phillips 87 has been named Institute chaplain Phillips will replace Col James Park who retires at the end of this academic year after 22 years of service to Virginia Military Institute Read More Bringing Toys with a Smile LEXINGTON Va Dec 21 2015 VMI s Student Athlete Advisory Committee recently completed a drive to collect gifts for Toys for Tots the annual charity event created by the United States Marine Corps In all athletes from 12 of VMI s athletic teams collected five large boxes of toys about 75 total Read More Assistant Professor Selected for Rising Star Award LEXINGTON Va Dec 21 2015 Maj John David assistant professor of applied mathematics at Virginia Military Institute has been selected to receive a 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia Read More Stonewall Jackson House Open During Holidays Ahead of Winter Closure LEXINGTON Va Dec 16 2015 Visitors to Lexington may tour the Stonewall Jackson House during the holiday season The house will be open through New Year s Eve except for Christmas Day when it is closed The museum will then close for much of January and all of February 2016 reopening on its regular schedule March 1 2016 Read More 17 VMI Powerlifters Qualify for National Championships LEXINGTON Va Nov 25 2015 The VMI Powerlifting Club recently took 27 lifters to the Virginia State Championships in Vienna and 17 of them including 10 state champions returned to Lexington with national qualifying totals Read More Chief of Staff Combat Veteran Reflects on Army Career LEXINGTON Va Nov 13 2015 As VMI prepared to observe Founders Day and Veterans Day earlier this week the Institute Report sat

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  • Construction News
    the summer of 2016 Phase I of the project includes an 80 million indoor training facility with a hydraulic track high ropes course and climbing wall plus an underground parking deck Phase II of the project which will run concurrently with Phase I will include renovations to Cormack Hall and Cocke Hall Cormack Hall will be the new home of VMI s physical education department while Cocke Hall will serve as a strength training and aerobic fitness facility for cadets faculty and staff updates Summer Renovations to Affect Car and Foot Traffic Flow LEXINGTON Va May 27 2015 Both vehicular and pedestrian traffic flow on post will be affected this summer by ongoing renovations that are part of the Corps Physical Training Facilities project Cormack Hall is expected to reopen by the end of the month while Cocke Hall will close for renovations as Cormack reopens Read More Cormack Renovation Nears Completion LEXINGTON Va May 5 2015 The completion of renovations to Cormack Hall just weeks away will mark a major milestone in Corps Physical Training Facilities project a 122 million investment in the physical fitness of the Corps of Cadets Work continues on the Indoor Training Facility and has just begun on Cocke Hall Read More Old Building Moves to New Home LEXINGTON Va Oct 10 2014 Spectators from the community watched as the historic Knights of Pythias building was moved 100 yards up Main Street to a new permanent location over about 2 1 2 hours last night Read More House Razed to Make Way for Training Facility LEXINGTON Va Aug 5 2014 The Hall Poindexter House was demolished this morning in preparation for the construction of the new Indoor Training Facility at the intersection of Diamond and Main streets Phase I of VMI s Corps Physical Training

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  • A-Z Site Index
    Summer Programs Institute Writing Program Research Support Cadet Counseling Career Services Disabilities Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New

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  • Cadet Life
    Program Research Support Cadet Counseling Career Services Disabilities Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Commandant s Office Clubs and Events Health Welfare and Safety Regimental Band About Cadet Leadership Student Consumer Information Parents and Family Info Cadet Sign In Out Cadet in Barracks Cadet out of Barracks Holly Leech Commandant Office Manager P 540 464 7313 F 540 464 7748 E leechhc vmi edu OC 540 464 7293 OB 135 Evening Night OC 540 464 7962 OB 123 or 540 464 7285 NB 496 Guard Room 540 464 7294 Jackson Arch Commandant s Office Virginia Military Institute Jackson Arch Barracks Lexington VA 24450 Information for Cadets Academic Support CANVAS Registrar s Office Summer Session Math Help Lab First Year Initiative Writing Center Miller Academic Center Computing Finances Tuition Fees Schedule Financial Aid Student Accounting Student Consumer Information Keydet Cash Health Safety Police Infirmary Cadet

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