— President 1919-1945 —The first alumnus president, Julian Ashby Burruss guided VPI through tremendous increases in faculty, student body, and degree offerings; vast growth in the physical plant; and efficient changes in administrative structure. He successfully pushed to admit women and shortened the military requirement to two years, setting the stage for a larger civilian student body during his tenure. Radford College became the women's division of VPI.
|Placed By||VPI Class of 1953|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 5:38pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 551186 N 4120371|
|Decimal Degrees||37.22845000, -80.42298333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 13.707', W 80° 25.379'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 13' 42.42" N, 80° 25' 22.74" W|
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|Area Code(s)||540, 434|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 601 Drillfield Dr, Blacksburg VA 24060, US|
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