Around 200 people stood on the lawn in front of the historic Colonnade to hear speakers talk about attitudes towards minorities at the university as well as say that the name of Confederate general Robert E. Lee should be removed from the school by the Board of Trustees.
The Joint School Services Committee in charge of working out the details on the merger of the two systems has started an online survey of the community on new names for the schools once the merger has happened.
The Alleghany County school system named a new superintendent last week, and she started the job Monday, facing everything from how to deal with COVID to a merger with the school system in Covington in the coming years.
A challenging year for students at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine brought a moment of celebration. The third Friday in March is Match Day, when students who are preparing to graduate learn where they are heading for residency training.
The one-hundred page report from Barnes & Thornburg law firm said interviews with current and former cadets revealed that racial slurs were “a common experience” in both the past and present, and described delays in the work caused by VMI.