• Commencement Panorama Alumni Update

    Commencement ceremonies last week marked the end to another successful academic year. We are pleased to welcome 4,365 graduates to the alumni family. Graduation offers an opportunity to reflect on all that"s happened

  • mountain quad photo End of Semester Update

    I am proud of all of the hard work you have put in all semester to get to this point. I look forward to finishing a successful semester by conferring degrees on our 4,365 newest alumni. It has been a busy time of year.

  • CHOICES Cloudy Quad April Board of Visitors Update

    The Board of Visitors met on Friday, April 7. They heard about a number of important events, milestones and programs happening around campus.They also considered several items that help to maintain and improve...

  • Giving Day Kick Off Final budget update and other happenings on campus

    I know it's a busy time of year for all but I wanted to take a few minutes to highlight some important campus news and recent information from Richmond

  • Callahan and plant 1 Cybersecurity: World wide problem, individual responsibility

    Mary Ellen Callahan, a cybersecurity expert, spoke at the final Madison Vision Series of the academic year about cybersecurity and our responsibility.

  • James Madison Birthday Madison Week Message

    Welcome back from spring break and happy Madison Week! We will be celebrating James Madison"s birthday throughout the week as well as an array of JMU events.

  • Update Warm Carrier President's Message on Commencement, Budget Update and More

    The semester is underway, with a range of enriching events, national awards and university and statewide decisions to discuss and celebrate.

  • MVS Ted Shaw Thumbnail Unbalanced History

    Shaw spoke on the relevance of history especially in regard to discrimination and how there is still a need for action.

  • Frisco Confetti 2 January Board of Visitors Update

    Welcome back to campus! I hope you have successfully tackled your first week of the spring semester. I was happy to welcome our Board of Visitors to campus today for our quarterly meeting.

  • Update Madison Quad Stock Giving Thanks

    As we near the end of another successful semester together, I want to express my gratitude for our university community and to provide a few brief updates on current events and accomplishments.

  • MVS Debate Close Up Evolution versus Revolution

    Guest experts Josh Zive and Daveed Gartenstein-Ross debated whether or not the government needs to undergo radical change to combat terrorism in the second Madison Vision Series presentation of the 2016-17 school year.

  • 161021 Aerial photo October President's Update

    I wanted to share a few quick updates with you as we approach the last few weeks of the fall semester.

  • 2016 JA Portrait President Alger Named to Campus Compact Board of Visitors

    President Alger has been named to Campus Compact's Board of Visitors. Campus Compact is an organization dedicated to community and civic engagement

  • 161021 Aerial photo Alumni Update

    We are eager to see you this Homecoming weekend! As fall kicks into gear, I am inspired by the leadership of students, faculty and staff as they plan great events, and engage with all aspects of JMU life.

  • 06 Duke Dog "Dukes Arms" September Board of Visitors Update

    I hope you are reaching your stride as the semester is underway! Family Weekend has arrived and we are delighted many are here to experience our close-knit community and see first-hand the magic of Madison. In this

  • UW Dukessss with Alger President's Welcome Message

    Welcome to another exciting year at James Madison University. As we embark on another year, let us embrace the spirit of possibility " and all that we can accomplish.

  • Spring Jimmy thumb President's Update: Review of the April Board of Visitors meeting

    The James Madison University Board of Visitors met on Friday, April 8.

  • 1601 academic open house January Board of Visitors Update

    The James Madison University Board of Visitors met on Friday, Jan. 15. The board heard about a number of innovative programs, outstanding accolades and exciting events that have occurred over the past semester.

  • 1603 nice weather on the quad Presidential Update: March 2016

    President Alger brings us up to-date on the happenings at JMU with thoughts on creative thinking and innovation, how we will use this thinking to serve, the awards we have won and an upcoming celebration of James Madison, the man, during Madison Week.

  • 1601 December commencement Presidential Update - Welcome Back 2016

    President Alger brings us his update about the happenings at JMU from a historic homecoming, academic achievements and the way JMU is engaging our students and the community at large.

  • default image Presidential Update - Campus Fall 2015

    President Alger brings us his update about the happenings at JMU from a historic homecoming, academic achievements and the way JMU is engaging our students and the community at large.

  • default image Presidential Update - October 2015

    Homecoming 2015 is shaping up to be one for the ages. As if we didn"t already have an amazing lineup of events this week, the announcement that ESPN"s College GameDay will broadcast live from JMU on Saturday just adds to the excitement of the week.

  • default image Presidential Update - Alumni Fall 2015

    President Alger brings us his update about the happenings at JMU from a historic homecoming, academic achievements and the way JMU is engaging our students and the community at large.

  • default image Welcome - August 2015

    As the 2015-16 academic year commences, I want to take this opportunity to update you on important news and information relating to our campus community. We have a lot to be proud of!

  • default image April 2015 Board of Visitors Update

    I'd like to share with you some of the information that senior leadership presented to the Board of Visitors today as well as news from that meeting. Chief among this news are the achievements of our exceptional faculty, staff, students and donors.

  • default image After Spring Break Update - March 2015

    As we get back into gear after a much needed Spring Break, I want to take a few moments to share news and achievements from a very busy semester to date.

  • default image Spring Update - March 2015

    As we start Spring Break on campus after some challenging winter weather, I want to take a few moments to share news and achievements from a very busy semester to date.

  • default image Spring Semester Welcome 2015

    Happy New Year and welcome to another Spring semester. Let me share notable upcoming events and exciting developments.

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