Sweet Briar News About: President’s Office

US News & World Report recognizes Sweet Briar’s Excellence

September 12, 2022

Verda Colvin ’87 Joins the Board of Directors

August 2, 2022

Excellent financial management leads Sweet Briar’s Luther Griffith to be named a finalist for state award

June 28, 2022

113th commencement celebrates the Class of 2022

May 14, 2022

Annika Kuleba named the 2022 Presidential Medalist

April 8, 2022

Maria Thacker Goethe ’02 announced as the 2022 commencement speaker

March 24, 2022

Sweet Briar caps off great year with reaffirmation of its accreditation

December 7, 2021

A perfect blend of wellness, faith, vineyards and horses

September 24, 2021

Founders’ Day 2021: A legacy of remarkable individuals

September 22, 2021

Sweet Briar College enrollment surges with the largest incoming class since 2013

August 23, 2021

Opening Convocation sends a message of expansion, empathy, openness and truth

August 20, 2021

Sweet Briar Board of Directors welcomes three new members with strong ties to the College

August 9, 2021

Sweet Briar College surpasses fiscal year 2021 fundraising and enrollment goals

July 15, 2021

Jewel H. Bronaugh will be the 2021 commencement speaker

April 7, 2021

2021 Presidential Medal awarded to Sydney Campbell ’21

April 6, 2021

John L. Nau III, CEO, conservationist and liberal arts advocate, joins the board of directors

March 2, 2021

University Business article shares how we found ‘gold’ in our roots

February 18, 2021

Op-Ed: The Taming of the Pandemic: Are Women Better at This?

December 6, 2020

Congressman Ben Cline tours the new onsite student health clinic

October 15, 2020

A Sweet Briar Minute

September 24, 2020

President Woo speaks at women’s national leadership conference

September 24, 2020

Founders’ Day 2020: Roots run deep and wide

September 19, 2020

The start of an academic year like no other

September 18, 2020

Sweet Briar College Board of Directors welcomes two new members

September 1, 2020

The Washington Post on the advantage of Sweet Briar during a pandemic

June 30, 2020

Lacey Tucker ’20 announced as 2020 Presidential Medalist

June 12, 2020

A statement from President Meredith Woo on recent events

June 3, 2020

Op-Ed: A one-size-fits-all solution to coronavirus could be fatal to US colleges

May 29, 2020

Uniquely positioned to successfully welcome back students

April 29, 2020

Op-Ed: Ties that bind rural America

April 25, 2020

$5 million gift to Sweet Briar College will expand its Presidential Scholars program

November 19, 2019

Radio host Sarah McConnell to speak at Sweet Briar Oct. 24

October 9, 2019

Local, state and federal leaders celebrate Sweet Briar as ‘a new model for higher education’ at ceremonial ribbon-cutting

September 20, 2019

New year, new dean, new charge: How to own the future?

August 21, 2019

Leadership workshop at Sweet Briar draws women from 21 countries 

August 5, 2019

Olympian, business executives among new Sweet Briar Board of Directors members

July 30, 2019

Deep Roots: Farming at Sweet Briar

May 24, 2019

Vassar’s Associate Dean Teresa Garrett named dean of the College at Sweet Briar

May 22, 2019

Mighty Class of 2019 graduates under sunny skies

May 18, 2019

All-College awards honor four outstanding graduates from Class of 2019

May 18, 2019

S&P Global raises Sweet Briar College bond rating for third straight year

May 13, 2019

Sweet Briar celebrates Earth Week with special guests

May 1, 2019

Panel of alumnae experts in conservation and agriculture to visit Sweet Briar

April 3, 2019

Sweet Briar College announces 2019 commencement speaker

April 2, 2019

Sweet Briar’s 2019 Presidential Medal goes to dual-sport athlete, SGA president from Appomattox

March 28, 2019

Sweet Briar president speaks at Higher Education Innovation conference

March 25, 2019

Admissions Blog: 5 fierce women leaders in Sweet Briar College history

March 1, 2019

First-year honor society Alpha Lambda Delta gains 13 Sweet Briar members

November 30, 2018

Sweet Briar College unveils portrait of former president Phil Stone

November 26, 2018

Three new members join Sweet Briar College Board of Directors

November 19, 2018

Sweet Briar College honors visionary donors

November 19, 2018

Dean Lynn Rainville completes series of public lectures about Virginians in World War I

November 5, 2018

Sweet Briar board member Alice Dixon ’82 named to Richmond’s U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame

November 1, 2018

President Woo honored as keynote speaker at University of Virginia

October 30, 2018

Sweet Briar’s three-week session an opportunity to learn with President Woo

September 19, 2018

Sweet Briar named among Most Innovative Schools in nation by U.S. News

September 10, 2018

Sweet Briar College Board of Directors names new chair, officers

August 13, 2018

Renowned monarch butterfly expert Lincoln Brower dies, but his legacy lives on

July 20, 2018

Rainville, Yochum appointed dean and associate dean at Sweet Briar

July 18, 2018

President Woo addresses graduates of her high school alma mater

June 15, 2018

Three new members named to the Sweet Briar Board of Directors

June 13, 2018

Tears of joy and perseverance for historic Class of 2018 at Sweet Briar’s 109th Commencement

May 12, 2018

2018 all-College awards announced at commencement

May 12, 2018

Admissions Blog: Sweet Briar College graduation moments we won’t forget

May 11, 2018

Women’s College Coalition taps Sweet Briar president as new board member

April 10, 2018

Nella Barkley ’55 to speak at Sweet Briar College commencement

March 22, 2018

Sweet Briar awards 2018 Presidential Medal to Amherst native, legacy student Ashton Mays

March 21, 2018

Sweet Briar College Board of Directors adds three new members

March 19, 2018

President Woo to speak at The Heads Network annual conference

March 5, 2018

Sweet Briar names new vice president for finance and administration

March 1, 2018

Sweet Briar leadership holds panel discussion following board meeting

February 24, 2018

Sweet Briar’s Melissa Richards elected to Girl Scouts board of directors

February 20, 2018

‘Code Girls’ author Liza Mundy to speak at Sweet Briar

February 13, 2018

Celebrating Black History Month at Sweet Briar: Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp ’68 finds her FIERCE

February 8, 2018

Sweet Briar board member named to Virginia Communications Hall of Fame

January 31, 2018

The Vivaldi Project to perform at Sweet Briar College

January 11, 2018

President Woo to speak at ITHAKA’s Next Wave conference on innovation in higher education

November 27, 2017

Sweet Briar College Board of Directors adds new members

October 24, 2017

Sweet Briar inaugurates 13th president Meredith Jung-En Woo

September 22, 2017

Sweet Briar’s beloved Fletcher Oak lives on in academic mace

September 21, 2017

Sweet Briar resets core curriculum and tuition for excellence, relevance and affordability

September 6, 2017

Query to lead College’s financial operations

July 18, 2017

President’s Reunion update offers glimpse of visioning process

June 6, 2017

Against predictions, sun shines on Sweet Briar’s 108th commencement

May 13, 2017

Campus and Amherst communities honor Sweet Briar’s president at farewell festival

April 24, 2017

Sweet Briar board to host Phil Stone Farewell Food Truck Festival

April 10, 2017

Sweet Briar College awards 2017 Presidential Medal to Camp Hill senior for service and leadership

March 30, 2017

President’s gift of music is tribute to Sweet Briar faculty — and to the liberal arts

March 25, 2017

College marks ‘Day of Giving,’ celebrates another year of successes

March 1, 2017

Sweet Briar holds town hall meeting

February 25, 2017

Sweet Briar president, board to hold 2017 town hall meeting on Feb. 25

February 16, 2017

Kathryn Thornton, veteran of four space shuttle flights, to speak at Sweet Briar College’s 2017 commencement

February 15, 2017

Sweet Briar College names Meredith Woo as next president

February 6, 2017

Sweet Briar gets high marks on national survey to assess educational effectiveness

December 5, 2016

Sweet Briar College announces 2016 ROSE Awards for staff excellence

November 7, 2016

Founders’ Day Weekend connects Sweet Briar traditions across the decades

September 21, 2016

Sweet Briar board member CeCelia Valentine ’95 joins NACDL board of directors

September 1, 2016

Sweet Briar opens 111th session with resolve to keep the miracles rolling

August 25, 2016

Sweet Briar College raises more than $10 million and celebrates successful recruiting year — 12 months after near closure

July 11, 2016

Suny Monk newest member of Sweet Briar’s board

July 5, 2016

College surpasses $10 million fundraising goal by June 30

July 1, 2016

Sweet Briar College and Alfred University presidents forge high-stakes wager on Sports Illustrated contest

June 30, 2016

President Stone calls on the Sweet Briar community to make history

June 24, 2016

Board report on June 19 meeting

June 22, 2016

Sweet Briar College hires national firm to assist in presidential search

June 8, 2016

Nonprofit Quarterly applauds Sweet Briar College’s new bylaws and calls on others to follow

May 31, 2016

Devon Horse Show and Country Fair welcomes Sweet Briar College as special guest

May 29, 2016

Amherst County Chamber of Commerce honors Sweet Briar with 2016 Business Appreciation Award

May 27, 2016

President Stone receives 2016 American Inns of Court award

May 17, 2016

Sweet Briar President Phillip Stone and Beijing Royal School Head of School Dr. Wang Guangfa develop strategies for sharing faculty, students, ideas

April 28, 2016

President’s report from the April 21-23 board meeting

April 26, 2016

Amid celebration of year’s successes, Sweet Briar board plans search for permanent president

April 23, 2016

In its final board meeting of the year, the Sweet Briar College board approves its bylaws

April 23, 2016

Sweet Briar Forever month signals strength

March 31, 2016

Howerton to serve as secretary on board

March 30, 2016

Loyola law professor elected vice chair of Sweet Briar College board

March 28, 2016

Sweet Briar elects new board members from Richmond area

March 24, 2016

Forged by fire: 2016 Presidential Medalist’s mettle is tested

March 23, 2016

A message of gratitude from President Stone

March 10, 2016

President Stone featured in Chronicle interview

February 25, 2016

Sweet Briar president will give 41st consecutive Lincoln lecture

February 11, 2016

Report from Board of Directors Meeting Feb. 4-6, 2016

February 9, 2016

SBC president, chairwoman take questions at town hall meeting

February 5, 2016

Sweet Briar announces new director of media, marketing and communications

February 1, 2016

‘Rolling Stone Tour’ takes president around the country

January 29, 2016

SBC president says state of the College is ‘good’

January 28, 2016

Sweet Briar to hold town hall meeting

January 25, 2016

Sweet Briar names VP for finance and treasurer

January 21, 2016

Teresa Tomlinson ’87 makes list of ‘most influential Georgians’

January 13, 2016

Sweet Briar names new human resources director

December 4, 2015

Board chair participates in webinar on governance

November 20, 2015

Board report for Oct. 29-Nov. 1 meeting

November 2, 2015

News from the president’s office and Sept. 26 board report

October 6, 2015

‘No time to slow down,’ President Stone tells WHRV

September 24, 2015

Saving Sweet Briar delivers on $12 million promise

September 2, 2015

New VP for alumnae relations and development announced

August 31, 2015

Sweet Briar rings in 2015-2016 academic year

August 27, 2015

Highlights from Aug. 20-22 SBC Board of Directors meeting

August 25, 2015

President addresses state of the College

August 24, 2015

President Stone sits down with The Chronicle of Higher Education

August 14, 2015

New director of media, marketing and communications is familiar face

August 5, 2015

Tom Connors returns as VP for finance and treasurer

August 5, 2015

President’s update and board report

August 4, 2015

President appoints Nancyellen Keane VP and general counsel

August 4, 2015

Sweet Briar leadership meets crucial milestones in first month

August 3, 2015

College confirms receipt of SSB payment

July 30, 2015

Alice Dixon ’82 named Alumnae Board president

July 17, 2015

College announces nearly 300 students and counting, Junior Year programs to return

July 15, 2015

A Sweet Spirit receives 2015 Presidential Medal

May 7, 2015

Walter H. Brown, former Board of Directors chair, dies

January 29, 2015

Jonathan Green named as new provost at Illinois Wesleyan

March 21, 2011

Academic Recognition Banquet honors Laura Jett ’10

March 3, 2010

2009 Presidential Medal goes to scholar, athlete, leader

March 26, 2009

English retires after 11 years on board

May 30, 2005