LEXINGTON, Va. — The superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute has resigned. That's according to a statement Monday from the school’s board president.
The announcement came a week after state officials ordered an investigation into what they characterized as a culture of “ongoing structural racism" following a report in The Washington Post.
Retired Army Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III tendered his resignation Monday.
Board President John William Boland said in a statement that the Board of Visitors accepted it “with deep regret.”