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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  • 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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    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.

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    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...

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