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Feminist Friday: Why Are Women's Colleges Disappearing?

In March, all-women’s Sweet Briar College in Virginia announced that it was no longer financially viable and would close its doors in August. The Class of 2015 would be the last to receive a Sweet Briar diploma. 528 more words


The Magic of Facebook: Part 1

I say part one as I’m sure there is more to follow….

Tonight one of my Facebook friends mentioned Janice in one of her comments.  Janice Barnett is a great singer who provided the soundtrack to our college years.   147 more words

The Monday Muse: On Liberal Arts

Haaaaaappy Monday, readers! It’s time once again for our weekly, uncensored, inner monologue. Today, let’s examine the continued importance of a liberal arts education in a world obsessed with vocational skills and career-specific degrees. 486 more words

Marian Court College closes

Marian Court College, a small Roman Catholic college based in Swampscott, Mass., closed its doors June 30 due to insurmountable financial challenges, according to The Boston Globe… 749 more words


Interview with Sweet Briar Faculty

On March 3 the board of trustees of Sweet Briar College, a small liberal arts college for women in rural Virginia, made the shocking announcement… 3,765 more words


Saving Sweet Briar makes good, and better, on rescue plan

SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — The nonprofit group that led the drive to save Sweet Briar College says it has delivered $5 million to the women’s school. 107 more words