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Fall 2020: The Way Forward

The hallmark of the JMU educational experience is the interaction between our students and faculty in classrooms, studios and labs, and we are excited to welcome students back to campus under the following procedures.

JMU Board of Visitors approves renaming three buildings named for Confederate leaders

The James Madison University Board of Visitors today unanimously approved the removal of the names of three buildings on JMU’s historic Quad that honor Confederate leaders.

Board of Visitors Summary of Actions and Discussions

The James Madison University Board of Visitors met by electronic communications on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 1 p.m.

JMU Further Postpones On-Campus Commencement Ceremony for Class of 2020

In compliance with Executive Order #67 prohibiting in-person public gatherings of more than 250 people, the university has decided to further postpone these on-campus ceremonies.

JMU Board of Visitors to meet virtually Tuesday, July 7, 2020

The JMU Board of Visitors will hold a meeting by electronic communications on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 1 p.m.

Bees, butterflies and things that sprout can teach valuable lessons at home

Among the lessons gardens teach, Goodall said, are plant life cycles and the benefits of pollinators like bees and butterflies.

JMU places first at national collegiate wind energy competition

A virtual format for a national wind energy competition didn’t stop James Madison University students from excelling once again.

Update on Building Names

President Alger will bring to the Board of Visitors a strong recommendation to remove the names of Confederate military leaders from three campus buildings.

JMU honors Juneteenth as a state holiday

James Madison University will join other state agencies to honor the newly declared Juneteenth holiday.

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