Author Archive: Jennifer McManamay

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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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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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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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Greetings and a call to action to alumnae

| July 11, 2015

Greetings from the magnificent campus of Sweet Briar College. Today Sweet Briar is more alive and vibrant than it has been in many, many years.

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New Sweet Briar BOD elects leadership

New Sweet Briar BOD elects leadership

| July 6, 2015

The Sweet Briar College Board of Directors held its first face-to-face meeting today on the Sweet Briar College campus, electing leaders, adopting a formal policy of inclusiveness and transparency and beginning work to establish board governance policies and a committee structure.

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Phillip Stone officially becomes Sweet Briar College president

Phillip Stone officially becomes Sweet Briar College president

| July 2, 2015

Phillip C. Stone, the former president of Bridgewater College and a highly respected Virginia attorney, officially became the 12th president of Sweet Briar College today, assuming the reins of the liberal arts college shortly after the College’s new board of directors convened at 5 p.m. to elect a new leader.

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