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The Breeze
10/12/2014

President Alger co-teaches leadership honors course

JMU President Jon Alger is extending his impact at JMU by teaching students a skill he's gained through experience...Read more


APA Journals
11/11/2013

Fisher Unreeled, Or What's A Poor Dean Of Admissions To Do?

...[President Alger] address the question regarding whether the newest decision about the use of affirmative action in higher education admissions raised the bar with respect to the legal doctrine of strict scrutiny...Read more (May require subscription)


The Breeze

09/19/2013

U. Va. Law Professor Explains Constitution in First of Vision Series

...lectured to about 150 students, faculty and community members in the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts concert hall on the importance of civic education and duty among our nation's youth...Read more


U.S. Department of Defense
03/16/2013

Marines Honor Former Commander-in-Chief

...resting places to show respect for the critical position they've held. "We are here today to honor a great man," said Jonathan Alger, president of James Madison University. "Without Madison, who is to say where we would be today as a nation?" Alger went on to read Madison's biography, outlining...Read more


WHSV-TV
03/16/2013

Community And Va. Governor Welcome New University President

…almost a year on the job, Jonathan Alger had his inauguration to welcome him to campus. The ceremony was filled with music and memories of what’s making JMU a big player when it comes to higher education. On Friday night, the university’s sixth president was looking to what’s next for JMU. …Read more


Richmond Times-Dispatch – Online
03/15/2013

JMU is ‘Moment of Transition’

Alger Views College As A 'Unique Combination' Of Liberal Arts And Research Jonathan Alger, who will be inaugurated today as James Madison University's sixth president, started his week of festivities Monday helping cut down the net as the Dukes celebrat.. Read more


WHSV-TV – Online
03/15/2013

Students React To New JMU President

HARRISONBURG -- James Madision University hosted Madisionfest Friday evening but it was wasn't President Madison everyone thought about,it was their new president, Jonathan Alger. "I'm excited for him," said junior Stacey Kropaczek. Some students are...Read more


WHSV-TV
03/12/2013

College Faculty And Students Spend Tuesday Doing Community Service 

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University faculty and students gave back to the community on Tuesday as part of the school's day of service. This comes during the...Read more


Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
03/07/2013

Diversity Officers Say Foundation Must Be Laid Early

...where the state's AAMI program is headquartered. Although the majority of conference attendees were people of color, one keynote speaker was White. James Madison University President Jonathan Alger, a former civil rights attorney, discussed how the legal and public policies affecting higher education....Read more


Virginia Business - Online
11/02/2012

New JMU President believes school can set a model for the nation

Soon after Jonathan R. Alger became only the sixth president of 104-year-old James Madison University in July, he began a “listening tour,” getting acquainted with the school's students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters....Read more


WHSV-TV – Online
08/14/2012

New JMU President Discusses Goals for Upcoming School Year

HARRISONBURG, Va -- Presidents of several Valley schools, including James Madison University, Bridgewater College, Eastern Mennonite University, Blue Ridge Community College and the campus director of National College were in Harrisonburg on Tuesday. Th...Read more


The News-Leader – Online
04/09/2012

JMU President Elect Make First Official Visit

HARRISONBURG -- Jonathan R. Alger, James Madison University's president-elect, visited faculty, staff and student leaders during a two-day visit last week, his first official visit...Read more


The Chronicle of Higher Education - Online
01/01/2012

A College Lawyer Takes an Uncommon Path to a University Presidency

College presidents routinely confront tough questions dealing with the law. But the next president of Virginia's James Madison University, Jonathan R. Alger, won't have to look very far to gain access to seasoned legal thinking. In fact, all he'll have to do...Read more


Breeze – Online
12/01/2011

Students, faculty have high hopes for president-elect Jon Alger 

...“The challenges are great, but the opportunities are greater,” he said. “I look forward to working with all of you at the dawn of this next century for James Madison University.”   Contact Elizabeth Dsurney at dsurneeg@dukes.jmu.edu . Posted in News on Wednesday, November...Read more


The Daily Targum
11/29/2011

U. Administrator to leave, serve as JMU president

The University's Senior Vice President and General Counsel Jonathan Alger will head south next year to serve as president of James Madison University. The JMU Board of Visitors unanimously selected Alger to follow JMU President Linwood Rose after his re...Read more


Richmond Times-Dispatch – Online
11/28/2011

JMU Selects Rutgers Administrator As Next President

...began after Linwood Rose announced he would retire in June 2012. Alger will become the sixth president in the 103-year history of James Madison. “JMU has had a remarkable history of successful presidents who have guided the university through tremendous growth and change," Alger said. "This...Read more


Virginia Business – Online
11/28/2013

James Madison University names new president 

...University official has been named the next president of James Madison University. Jonathan R. Alger was selected today in a unanimous vote by the JMU Board of Visitors. He is senior vice president and general counsel at Rutgers, the state university of New Jersey. Alger becomes the sixth...Read more