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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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Ann Reams, former Alumnae Association director, dies

Ann Reams, former Alumnae Association director, dies

| June 30, 2015

The Sweet Briar community was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of a beloved member, Ann Morrison Reams ’42, who died Sunday, June 28, 2015, at her home in Lynchburg.

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Joint statement regarding Sweet Briar College legal settlement

| June 22, 2015

The Court has approved the negotiated settlement agreement resolving the litigation involving Sweet Briar College. Under the court-approved settlement agreement, Saving Sweet Briar Inc. has committed to delivering donations of at least $12 million in new funding to the College for its continued operation. Upon the College’s receipt of those donations, the Attorney General of [...]

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Sweet Briar College’s response to June 20 legal settlement

| June 20, 2015

The Sweet Briar College Board of Directors is pleased the College’s financial situation has dramatically changed to avoid closing on Aug. 25, 2015, as previously announced. The College has been working with the Office of the Attorney General, Saving Sweet Briar, County Attorney Ellen Bowyer, and counsel for faculty members and students for weeks on a [...]

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Class of 2015 graduates

Class of 2015 graduates

| May 16, 2015

Amid hugs and cheers, smiles and tears, 132 undergraduates and six graduate students walked across the stage at Sweet Briar College’s 106th — and possibly its last —commencement. Two undergraduate degrees also were awarded in absentia.

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2015 all-College awards announced at commencement

| May 16, 2015

Each year, Sweet Briar College gives special recognition to several graduating students through its all-College awards. The following recipients were honored during commencement on Saturday, May 16.

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Girls on the Run set for spring 5K

Girls on the Run set for spring 5K

| April 27, 2015

Girls on the Run of Central Virginia will hold its spring Celebration 5K race Saturday, May 2, at Sweet Briar College. Pre-race activities for the runners kick off at 8:30 a.m., followed by the start at 10.

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Sweet Briar and Southern Virginia orchestras join forces

Sweet Briar and Southern Virginia orchestras join forces

| April 13, 2015

Sweet Briar musicians and singers are readying for a series of upcoming performances, including two joint appearances with the orchestra and women’s choir from Southern Virginia University

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Gospel Fest postponed to March 1

Gospel Fest postponed to March 1

| February 21, 2015

Due to inclement weather, Gospel Fest has been canceled.

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