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Bunting, Josiah, III, 1939-

 Person

Lieutenant General Josiah Bunting III became VMI's thirteenth Superintendent on August 1, 1995. He graduated from VMI in 1963, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He was First Captain and Regimental Commander of the Corps of Cadets. A Rhodes Scholar, Bunting studied from 1963-1966 at Christ Church, Oxford University, where he earned a BA and MA with honors in Modern History. He served on active duty in the U. S. Army from 1966-1973, including a tour of duty in Vietnam. He subsequently served as President of Briarcliff College, Hampden-Sydney College, and as Headmaster at the Lawrenceville School. Bunting is a critically acclaimed author whose most recent book is a biography of Ulysses S. Grant. General Bunting retired as Superintendent at the end of 2002.

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Records of Inaugurations and Assumption of Command Ceremonies for VMI Superintendents

 Series
Identifier: RG-02-Subject Files-Inaugurations
Scope and Contents Records relating to the inaugural ceremonies or assumption of command events for the various Superintendents. In recent administations there have not been elaborate inaugural ceremonies.