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Portrait of President Col Mark C. Anarumo, USAF in Vermont uniform

Col Mark C. Anarumo, USAF, (ret) has been named as Norwich University’s 24th president. Col Anarumo became the University’s president on June 1, 2020.

Large American Flag outside of Norwich Jackman Hall

With the Spring 2021 semester now underway, we come together as a learning community to engage in higher education. The unique Norwich experience creates constructive citizens who are more likely to lead others, vote, participate in public debate, and reject political cynicism.

With the pending inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, the FBI is warning that marches and demonstrations are planned in all 50 state capitols from January 16th to Inauguration day on January 20th. On January 12th, Vermont Governor Phil Scott implored Vermonters planning to participate that while they have the right to demonstrate, he warned: “Don't be played. Don't be used as a pawn by some of these extreme groups that are planning these protests around our nation to undermine our democracy; to overthrow our government.” He also said that Vermonters should be aware of the motivations of organizers if they choose to protest.

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    NORWICH RECORD | Summer 2021 A measure of any great university is the success of its graduates. Norwich must always strive to ensure our students are useful to our nation and are able to drive positive change in the global community. To these ends, we must innovate continuously to ensure our academic programming is current and relevant, and that our student experiences develop the kinds of leaders and citizens needed in the 21st century. Our military, industries, service sectors, and economy Read More
  • Quoted | News From the Hill

    NORWICH RECORD | Summer 2021 “It has been a turbulent year for everyone—even as we speak, things continue to change, and the future has never been more clouded than it is today. Yet, Norwich continues to fight on, through thick and thin, to remain at the forefront of redefining what it means to be resilient. “I, for one, applaud the effort that has gone into bringing as much normalcy to our beloved campus as possible. A quick reflection on the past Read More
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    President Mark C. Anarumo creates contact-free candy delivery system to share Halloween goodies President Mark C. Anarumo tried some new tricks to deliver a torrent of treats during his first Halloween on campus. Read More
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    Norwich students from both Corps of Cadets and civilian cohorts participate in annual Oath Ceremony Just as cadets comprise the Corps, cadets and civilians comprise the student population and steps comprise campus’s famous staircases (Centennial or Bicentennial), traditions (academic and otherwise) comprise Norwich University’s academic year.  Traditions are many — the Regimental Ball, Dog River Run, ring ceremony, 100s Day, many others. The Oath Ceremony precedes them all. Read More
  • President lauds progress in coronavirus battle, calls for continued vigilance

    Some measured restrictions on student movement, room gatherings relaxed in reopening plan’s second phase We’ve masked, we’ve distanced, we’ve progressed in the coronavirus battle, President Mark C. Anarumo announced last week, but the fight is far from over. Read More
  • Town Hall with Norwich University President Anarumo – Sept. 3, 2020 — Norwich Community

    Norwich University President Mark C. Anarumo speaks to the entire Norwich community to include students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni and friends with the latest news from the Hill and to address questions and concerns about the beginning of the academic year. Related posts and links: Coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) Policy | Mask Use Coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) Policy | Return to Campus Procedure Policy Read More
  • The President’s View | Norwich Record Fall 2020

  • Town Hall with Norwich University President Anarumo – August 20, 2020 — Norwich Community

    Norwich University President Mark C. Anarumo speaks to the entire Norwich community to include students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni and friends with the latest news from the Hill and to address questions and concerns about the return of students and the re-opening of Norwich University for the Fall 2020 semester. Read More
  • Update from the Hill – August 19, 2020

    Dear Norwich Students, Parents, Faculty, Staff, Alumni and Friends: This past Sunday, August 16th, we welcomed about 240 students to campus in the second phase of a six-phase schedule of arrival days in advance of the start of the fall semester. The majority of this arrival cohort was comprised of Corps and civilian upperclass student leaders, together with the Provisional Battalion Rooks.  Our reception process continues to be highly organized and includes COVID-19 testing for every student with results reported Read More
  • Update from the Hill – August 13, 2020

    ​Student Arrival, August 8-9, 2020 This past weekend Norwich University welcomed the first of six phases of new and returning Corps and civilian students back to campus for the fall 2020 semester. Approximately 500 students returned to campus eager to begin their fall semester of studies. Watch the video to learn about this highly organized process, which included COVID-19 testing for every student supported by the faculty and students of the University’s School of Nursing. Read More
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Office of the President

Jackman Hall | 1 (802) 485-2065


Col. Mark C. Anarumo, USAF (Ret) | president@norwich.edu

Office Staff

Laura E. Amell ’89, Executive Assistant to the President | lamell@norwich.edu

Darlene R. Stone, Executive Secretary to the President | dstone2@norwich.edu

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