After Nearly Closing, Virginia's Sweet Briar Names New President

Sweet Briar College named a new president on Thursday in what supporters hope will be a new beginning for the private Virginia women's college that was on the verge of closing. The 114-year-old college near Lynchburg was pulled from the brink of closing by a court settlement last week that provided for new leadership and an infusion of money. Former president of Bridgewater College Phillip Stone was named as the university's new president. This week Saving Sweet Briar Inc.

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