Enrollment in Virginia Military Institute has dropped 25% after several politically tumultuous years for the nation’s oldest state-supported military college. (Political cartoon by John Cole)
From The Washington Post: “Freshman enrollment at Virginia Military Institute has plummeted by 25 percent this year, prompting alarm and debate among officials and alumni about how to fix the problem. … For the past two years, the college has faced intense scrutiny over racism and sexism on its Lexington campus, fueling a public battle among its alumni over the school’s identity and way forward.”
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