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

THE PRESIDENT’S VIEW – FALL 2013

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

THE PRESIDENT’S VIEW – SUMMER 2013

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

THE PRESIDENT’S VIEW – SPRING 2013

Innovation has always been a part of Norwich University’s identity. When Captain Alden Partridge founded the American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy in 1819, he introduced a model of education... Read More

THE PRESIDENT’S VIEW – WINTER 2013

We lost a great friend and member of the Norwich family with the passing of Loring Hart last October. Loring was a beloved educator and administrator who left his mark on many students over his 25 years... Read More

THE PRESIDENT’S VIEW – FALL 2012

Born in the midst of the Great Depression, Gordon R. Sullivan ’59 grew up in South Boston. Raised by his mother—who was not able to afford to send her children to college—Sullivan found a way to... Read More

THE PRESIDENT’S VIEW – SUMMER 2012

This past spring I traveled twice to Jakarta to work on reestablishing relationships in Indonesia. My mission was to further my goal of giving our students a global perspective through the internationalization... Read More