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Interim director of campus safety named

Interim director of campus safety named

| August 4, 2015

Sweet Briar announced recently that campus safety will again be operated by the College, with Anthony Muchine as interim director. A search for a permanent director will begin shortly.

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Sweet Briar leadership meets crucial milestones in first month

Sweet Briar leadership meets crucial milestones in first month

| August 3, 2015

On July 2, Sweet Briar College’s new leadership began the journey to keep Indiana Fletcher Williams’ vision alive, fulfilling the stipulation in her will that the College should exist “in perpetuity.”

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New director of hospitality announced

| July 31, 2015

Cathy Cash Mays, who serves as catering director for Aramark, has been named director of hospitality for the College. She will begin working in her new position on Aug. 10, after Aramark’s last day of service at Sweet Briar.

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College confirms receipt of SSB payment

| July 30, 2015

Sweet Briar’s new administration is delighted to confirm that it has received a transfer of $3.5 million from Saving Sweet Briar Inc. — several days ahead of the Aug. 2 payment due date.

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Sweet Briar graduate program to host open house

| July 29, 2015

Sweet Briar College’s graduate program in education will host an open house for prospective students Wednesday, Aug. 5, in the Wailes Lounge at the Elston Inn & Conference Center on campus.

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Sweet Briar is first-in-class in Forbes’ #MyTopCollege campaign

Sweet Briar is first-in-class in Forbes’ #MyTopCollege campaign

| July 28, 2015

Well, it’s official — Sweet Briar College is officially #MyTopCollege in the small school category for the Forbes 2015 My Top College campaign.

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Sweet Briar announces new dean of student life

Sweet Briar announces new dean of student life

| July 28, 2015

Associate Dean of Academic Support Kelly Kraft-Meyer has been named dean of student life and academic support, according to a statement released Monday.

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College names Pam DeWeese interim dean

College names Pam DeWeese interim dean

| July 27, 2015

President Stone announced this morning that Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures Pamela DeWeese has agreed to serve as interim academic dean and vice president for academic affairs.

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Lynchburg College and Sweet Briar partner on equestrian programs

Lynchburg College and Sweet Briar partner on equestrian programs

| July 21, 2015

Lynchburg College and Sweet Briar College have agreed to collaborate and operate the equestrian programs from each college at the Harriett Howell Rogers Riding Center.

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Hollins to return study abroad programs to Sweet Briar

Hollins to return study abroad programs to Sweet Briar

| July 20, 2015

Hollins University President Nancy Gray and Sweet Briar College President Phillip Stone have announced an agreement to transition Sweet Briar’s Junior Year in France and Spain programs back to their original home.

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