Vmi Thirty-one women became members of the freshman class at the Virginia Military Institute today. They are the first women ever to enroll at the 158-year-old military college. Administrators, cadets, and alumni fought vigorously for 6 years to keep the school from going coed. But since the Supreme Court ruled last year that VMI must admit women, the Institute has worked to make their assimilation as smooth as possible. Rick Mattioni of member station WVTF reports.