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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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Sweet Briar, Lynchburg colleges host riding open house

| July 2, 2015

Sweet Briar and Lynchburg colleges will host a joint riding program open house from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 17, on both campuses. The event will present opportunities to speak with representatives from each program.

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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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