A book signing and talk by research professor and director of the Tusculum Institute Lynn Rainville will celebrate the release of “Sweet Briar College,” a book she co-wrote with former SBC librarian Lisa Johnston. The event takes place at 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at the Book Shop.
Leah Busque ’01 will participate in Fortune’s second Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit to be held Tuesday and Wednesday in San Francisco.
John Casteen will return to campus for a poetry reading on Dec. 2, along with Charlottesville writers Andrew Martin and Laura Eve Engel. The event takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Browsing Room in Mary Helen Cochran Library and is free and open to the public.
The Roanoke Times’ Sunday editorial put a spotlight on Sweet Briar’s recruiting efforts this fall — with a well-deserved nod to the hundreds of alumnae who have been “fanning out across the country to make their case to the people who will truly decide the school’s fate: high school girls.”
Great Value Colleges has ranked Sweet Briar College No. 13 on its 2015 list of the 40 Most Beautiful College Campuses in Rural Areas.