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Sweet Briar’s demise

March 11, 2015

In the NYT on March 3rd, “Virginia: Women’s College Will Close Over Finances” by Tamar Lewin:

Sweet Briar College, a century-old women’s liberal-arts college near Lynchburg, announced Tuesday that it will close in August. The college, which has 700 students and 329 employees, cited “insurmountable financial problems” and the shrinking number of students interested in a rural women-only college.