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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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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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