Virginia Military Institute is the nation’s oldest state-supported military college located in Lexington, Virginia. VMI’s rigorous education includes a broad curriculum with undergraduate programs in engineering, science, liberal arts, and social sciences within a physically challenging and demanding environment.
Marshall Hall is the home of VMI’s Center for Leadership and Ethics, which promotes leadership and ethics initiatives at the Institute. The facility is named in honor of Gen. George C. Marshall, VMI class of 1901, who was hailed by Winston Churchill as the “organizer of victory” for his leadership of the Allied victory in World War II. (See virtual tour image below)
Lexington, Virginia is one of Travel+Leisure magazine’s Best College Towns, as well as the sixth top small city in Virginia by Cities Journal, Lexington, Va. is accessible from U.S. Routes 11 and 60, as well as Interstates 64 and 81.
Situated at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley, it is a small town full of history and culture, as well as amenities for business travelers attending conferences and symposia. Information on all that Lexington has to offer, including lodging, may be found at the Lexington and Rockbridge Area Tourism site.