UPDATE: Virginia State Police have moved the suspicious package to the Parade Ground. It has safely been detonated by a controlled explosion.
The post at Virginia Military Institute is now clear.
Virginia Military Institute has evacuated several of their facilities on campus because of a suspicious package.
VMI officials say Preston Library, Nichols Engineering Building and portions of Mallory Hall have been evacuated. They are asking people to stay away from the area between the admissions office and Jackson Memorial Hall, and the Parade Ground.
The suspicious item was found near the entrance to Preston Library on the campus this morning.