Sweet Briar inaugurates 13th president Meredith Jung-En Woo

If fair weather is a good omen — and some would argue that at Sweet Briar, it usually is — there was plenty of sunshine to put even the most superstitious minds at ease when Meredith Jung-En Woo was inducted as Sweet Briar College’s 13th president this afternoon. When...

Editorial: Sweet Briar's next chapter

Today, Sweet Briar College formally inaugurates Meredith Woo as its 13th president. This, of course, was a day that wasn’t supposed to happen. If Sweet Briar’s board — the old board, that is — had its way, the women’s college in Amherst County would have closed in...

Sweet Briar’s beloved Fletcher Oak lives on in academic mace

It happened around 10 a.m. on Aug. 9, 2005. For members of the Sweet Briar College community it was the passing of a dear friend. As the news quickly spread, people came to pay their respects. The Fletcher Oak — still in full summer foliage and festooned with clusters...

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