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Author Lynn Rainville shares details about her latest work, 'Hidden History'

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

Virginia This Morning

Sweet Briar College says president and board won't resign

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


Group calls for Sweet Briar College's leaders to resign, says school closure is illegal

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


Job requirements are out of control

To the faculty of Sweet Briar College, behold the four-page list of job requirements for a full-time Assistant Professor of History at Lansing Community College. 402 more words

Memoirs Of A SLACer

Sweet Briar College faculty seek alternatives to the schools closing

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


So Long, Sweet Briar College

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.

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Sweet Briar faculty opposes closure, seeks talks with board

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