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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 director of co-curricular life, according to a statement released earlier today.

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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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Alice Dixon ’82 named Alumnae Board president

Alice Dixon ’82 named Alumnae Board president

| July 17, 2015

The Sweet Briar Board of Directors has named one of its members, Alice Dixon ’82, to serve as president of the board of the Alumnae Association. Dixon also chairs the board’s Alumnae Committee.

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A message from Gen. Charles Krulak

A message from Gen. Charles Krulak

| July 16, 2015

Gen. Charles Krulak, vice chair of the Sweet Briar College Board of Directors, urges undecided new and returning students to “come home to Sweet Briar.”

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College announces nearly 300 students and counting, Junior Year programs to return

| July 15, 2015

In its third board meeting in 12 days, the Sweet Briar College Board of Directors met via teleconference yesterday to continue taking steps toward ensuring the success of the historic women’s college.

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President calls for collaboration, creativity

President calls for collaboration, creativity

| July 14, 2015

In a spirited community meeting Tuesday morning in Prothro, President Phillip Stone urged faculty and staff to support each other as the College gears up for its 115th year.

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Sweet Briar welcomes prospective students for Virginia Private College Week

Sweet Briar welcomes prospective students for Virginia Private College Week

| July 13, 2015

Virginia Private College Week is offered as a cost- and time-efficient way for prospective students and their parents to visit a number of the state’s private colleges and universities in one coordinated trip.

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