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Sweet Briar College alumna: The Board of Directors should resign

RICHMOND, Va. – Stacy Lukanuski, a Sweet Briar graduate, mother of a current student, and supporter of Saving Sweet Briar, Inc. told CBS 6 in an interview Saturday that she has been hoping that the Board of Directors would resign and let those who care about the school lead it moving forward. 440 more words

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Va. attorney general defers to board on college closing

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s attorney general is not stepping into the pitched battle over the planned closing of Sweet Briar College.

Attorney General Mark R. 124 more words

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"Now or Never Our Deliverance Must Come": George Washington and the Power of Contingency

“Contingency” is a historical concept easy enough to understand but among the toughest to convey, whether to students in a classroom or guests at a historic site.   536 more words

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Sweet Briar equestrian director moving to Lynchburg College

Sweet Briar College may be closing in August, but it’s riding tradition will stay in central Virginia. Sweet Briar equestrian director Merrilee “Mimi” Wroten will join Lynchburg College as director of riding as the college works to expand its equestrian program. 727 more words

Saving Sweet Briar forensic accountant releases interim report

RICHMOND, Va. — The forensic accountant hired by Saving Sweet Briar, Inc. to review the finances of Sweet Briar College has completed his initial review and reports that as of August 2014, the college’s financial condition was stable and did not support the decision to close the college. 369 more words

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Lawsuit filed to stop closure of Sweet Briar College

AMHERST COUNTY, Va. — County Attorney Ellen Bowyer filed suit on behalf of the Commonwealth of Virginia in Amherst County against Sweet Briar College on Monday, seeking a court injunction to stop the closure of the 114-year old college. 294 more words

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May My Beautiful Sweet Briar College's Foundations Ever Be As Strong As Her Hills

When I tuned in to a live webcast of “Shaking Up Retirement: Rethinking Financial Security for Americans” on the morning of March 3, little did I know that in just a few hours, I’d be so shaken up about something that it would be difficult to concentrate on anything else. 1,590 more words

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