Private support bolsters faculty development, fosters innovative courses, develops first-rate facilities, and provides cadets with a strong grounding in leadership – advancing and enhancing VMI’s distinctive academic program.
Recruiting, retaining and recognizing academic pacesetters with merit scholarships and providing opportunity with need-based scholarships offers cadets the opportunity to embrace academic rigor
coupled with a commitment to honor, duty and professionalism.
Preston Library and Archives
The Friends of Preston Library Fund provides resources to VMI’s hub of research and study. The library is also home to the VMI Archives, the repository of the Institute’s historic records.
The Center for Leadership and Ethics
The CLE programming prepares cadets for honorable and purposeful leadership.
Cadets have the option to join a professor from any academic division in an area of research focus, or cadets may propose a personalized research.
Professorships and Chairs
Professorships and chairs ensure VMI’s ability to recruit, retain and reward a faculty renowned for its intellectual rigor, mentorship and academic relevance. It is an opportunity to recognize faculty who have distinguished themselves by their wise stewardship and evolution of the academic program for which they are responsible.