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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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Sweet Briar leadership meets crucial milestones in first month

Sweet Briar leadership meets crucial milestones in first month

| August 3, 2015

On July 2, Sweet Briar College’s new leadership began the journey to keep Indiana Fletcher Williams’ vision alive, fulfilling the stipulation in her will that the College should exist “in perpetuity.”

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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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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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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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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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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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