Montpelier - Fall 1998

Montpelier Magazine
James Madison University
MSC 6901
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
  • President Rose
    After a five-month, nationwide search, Linwood H. Rose becomes only the fifth president in JMU's 90-year history. The board of visitors made the announcement on Sept. 9 and predicted a smooth transition for JMU and the new president, who has 23 years of experience in higher education at JMU.

  • House Special
    Hospitality major Sarah Pleacher wins a national award from the industry's most prestigious organization, the American Hotel Foundation.

  • Wag the Dog
    First there was Rin Tin Tin, then Lassie and finally Duke Dog. Since he bounded onto the scene 26 years ago to become a friend to JMU fans everywhere, Duke Dog has evolved from a majestic English bulldog to an award-winning wild and fuzzy mascot.

  • Chatter Power
    The students of Madison Connection take to the phones during the school year to keep in touch with alumni and parents and raise funds for JMU.

  • First Ladies
    Following in the footsteps of America's first First Lady Dolley Madison, the wives of JMU's presidents have each imbued the university with her special touch at a unique time in its history.

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