RICHMOND, Va – Lynn Rainville, Ph.D., Author and Research Professor in the Humanities at Sweet Briar College and Director at Tusculum Institute, shared details about her latest work, ‘Hidden History: African American Cemeteries in Central Virginia.’ The book looks to recover information crucial to the stories of the African American families who lived and worked in Central Virginia for over 200 years and shed light on family genealogies, the rise and fall of segregations, and attitudes toward religion and death. 52 more words
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Sweet Briar College says its president and board members aren’t going to resign.
In a statement, Sweet Briar says that the allegations against President James Jones and the board are unfair and wrong. 94 more words
AMHERST COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The news of Sweet Briar College’s (SBC) planned shutdown has shocked students and alumnae, fueled an online campaign to save the school and now includes a call for the president to resign. 253 more words
Amherst, Va. – Sweet Briar College faculty hope to meet with Board of Directors to pass a resolution opposing the shutdown of the private women’s college. 181 more words
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I learned that while some are considering work outside of academia, few have knowledge of how to pursue such opportunities. Even those in the math and sciences—industries generally highlighted as ones poised for immense job growth these days—aren’t sure that their skills will translate to another sector.
SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — Sweet Briar College’s faculty is seeking a meeting with the Board of Directors to discuss alternatives to closing the private women’s school. 155 more words