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New art shows highlight protest and tradition

New art shows highlight protest and tradition

| August 17, 2015

The first day of classes at Sweet Briar will also mark the opening of one exhibition on campus. “We Are Sweet Briar: A Community Rises” premieres Thursday, Aug. 27, in Benedict Gallery.

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President Stone sits down with The Chronicle of Higher Education

President Stone sits down with The Chronicle of Higher Education

| August 14, 2015

President Phil Stone sat down with Chronicle of Higher Education reporter Steve Kolowich and videographer Julia Schmalz this week for an extended interview

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Alumnae Alliance seeks comments on proposed mission statement

| August 12, 2015

The new Alumnae Alliance has presented a proposed mission statement for comment. The deadline for submissions is Aug. 16.

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Faculty appointment strengthens economics program

Faculty appointment strengthens economics program

| August 12, 2015

As Sweet Briar College prepares to welcome new and returning students this month, academic departments have been assessing ways to strengthen their curricula.

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Alumnae work to make campus shine

Alumnae work to make campus shine

| August 11, 2015

Over the three weeks from July 25 to Aug. 14, more than 200 Sweet Briar alumnae, husbands, students and friends of the College have fanned out across campus to chip away at a long list of maintenance tasks

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Prospective student is already volunteering

Prospective student is already volunteering

| August 11, 2015

As scores of volunteers blanketed campus for Sweet Work Days, prospective student Katie Adams was among them.

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Fletcher family holds 2015 reunion at Sweet Briar

Fletcher family holds 2015 reunion at Sweet Briar

| August 9, 2015

The descendants of James and Lavinia Fletcher gathered last week at Sweet Briar College, the site of the former plantation where the couple had been enslaved, for the Fletcher Family Reunion.

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New director of media, marketing and communications is familiar face

| August 5, 2015

In July, Sweet Briar welcomed Monica Dean as director of media, marketing and communications, following Christy Jackson’s departure earlier that month.

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Tom Connors returns as VP for finance and treasurer

| August 5, 2015

Shortly after being elected to the College’s newly formed Board of Directors, Tom Connors was asked to instead serve as vice president for finance and treasurer for Sweet Briar. Connors previously held the post from 1986 to 1995.

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President’s update and board report

President’s update and board report

| August 4, 2015

Following are campus news items and the report from the Aug. 2 telephone meeting of the Board of Directors.

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