The President’s View – Fall 2015

“Not so long ago, a student’s entire technology expenditure for the year consisted of a slide rule purchased from the bookstore.” – President Richard W. Schneider (Photo: Beltrami Studios) A new... Read More

The President’s View – Summer 2015

As I write this column, we have just finished wrapping up a three-month, 23-city tour to generate support among members of the Norwich family for the future of our University. At each venue we presented... Read More

The President’s View – Spring 2015

Nursing education at Norwich did not originate on the Hill; it began at Vermont College and became part of our academic offerings after the merger in 1972. And because caregiving is at the heart of Norwich’s... Read More

The President’s View – Winter 2015

President Schneider (right) as a young officer during an inspection, USCGC Dallas.

President Schneider (right) as a young Coast Guard officer during an inspection aboard the USCGC Dallas. From September 1969 through March 1970 I served aboard the USCGC Dallas (WHEC-716) in the Gulf... Read More

The President’s View – Fall 2014

A new academic year is under way, and what a start it has been. By the time you read this, many of you will have just returned from Homecoming, where we officially launched the “Forging the Future”... Read More

The President’s View – Summer 2014

The history of tactical weapons training at Norwich University dates back to the early days of the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy, when the State of Vermont loaned muskets to Captain... Read More

The President’s View – Spring 2014

Those of you familiar with Norwich history may recognize the couple on this issue’s cover as General I.D. White, Class of 1922, and his wife, Julia. The image is a detail of a hand-painted scroll presented... Read More

The President’s View – Winter 2014

Alden Partridge was a strong proponent of the citizen soldier ethos; therefore it is no surprise that Norwich would be the birthplace of ROTC. Over the last 22 years it has been my pleasure as president... Read More


Captain Alden Partridge, founder of Norwich University, had a great appreciation for the natural world. As a boy growing up in 18th-century New Hampshire, he spent much of his time hiking and exploring... Read More


When you return to The Hill this fall for Homecoming, expect to see major enhancements. The University is currently undergoing $42 million worth of construction projects as we prepare for our 200th anniversary... Read More