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College President Emerita, Dr. Elisabeth (Betsy) Muhlenfeld Wollan serves as interim CEO for The American Civil War Museum

February 13, 2020

Sweet Briar College President Emerita, Dr. Elisabeth (Betsy) Muhlenfeld Wollan, is serving as interim CEO for The American Civil War Museum (ACWM). She began her position in January. Wollan was a founding member of the American Civil War Center where she served as the Board Chair from 2009 to 2011. She is a current member […]


Six students compete in statewide Ethics Bowl

February 13, 2020

Six students from Sweet Briar College participated in the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges’ 21st annual statewide collegiate Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl on Feb. 9 and 10 at the University of Lynchburg. Teams from Virginia’s 15 leading independent colleges and universities deliberated a variety of case studies highlighting ethical dilemmas. The members of Sweet Briar’s […]


A trio of students perform their Senior Dance Concert

February 5, 2020
Dance majors Rachel, Haylei and Olympia

Three Sweet Briar College students will present their Senior Dance Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8., in the Upper Dance Studio in the Babcock Fine Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public. Rachel Barnes, Olympia LeHota and Haylei Libran will graduate this spring and have […]


Sweet Briar College and American Farmland Trust collaborate on programming

January 31, 2020

Sweet Briar College and American Farmland Trust have agreed to collaborate on a number of programming initiatives that will support the future of women in agriculture, natural resource management and conservation. The collaboration will begin with the 2020 – 2021 school year and plans include hosting a one-day conference on agriculture in Virginia and related […]


Josef Albers exhibition explores how colors are perceived

January 27, 2020
Josef Albers, Folder IV-1

The art exhibition Josef Albers and the Interaction of Color at Sweet Briar College Pannell Art Gallery showcases a collection of original silkscreen prints produced by Josef Albers for the book Interaction of Color which is in the college’s permanent collection. The opening reception will be held on Jan. 30 from 5:30 – 7 p.m., and […]


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