Jonathan R. Alger

President Alger is a nationally recognized scholar and speaker on higher education policy.  On July 1, 2012, Alger became president of James Madison University, the sixth since the university’s founding in 1908. Since then, President Alger has led the university on its continued ascent as a leader in higher education. Read in this year’s annual report how Gallup research on JMU alumni revealed that they possess a greater sense of purpose and well being than their peers graduating from other top colleges and universities. 

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    JMU earns national honor for diversity efforts

  • mountain quad photo President's Welcome Message

    As we embark on another year, let us embrace the spirit of possibility and and all that we can accomplish, and the principles of community with the emphasis on unity.

  • 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

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