Over the past two centuries, The Citadel has transformed from an antebellum garrison charged with protecting the city from slave rebellions into a nationally ranked public college that caters to an increasingly diverse group of students, including minorities, women, veterans, active-duty mem…

The Citadel was founded 175 years ago and its earliest history was intimately intertwined with South Carolina's, for better and worse.

Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa will retire as The Citadel's 19th president in June as one of the school's longest-serving leaders. A 1973 Citadel alumnus and Air Force veteran, he returned to head The Citadel in 2006 after working as superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy.

1. "America's Team": Coach Chal Port's gritty underdog team advanced all the way to the College World Series in 1990, the first and still the only of the NCAA's Division I military schools to make it to college baseball's championships.