Sweet Briar College Charted 1901 R-20 | Marker History // "Virginia's cash-strapped Sweet Briar College will close at the end of the summer... part of a sharp decline in the number of U.S. women's schools. The 114-year-old school near Lynchburg is closing because of “insurmountable financial challenges,” President James Jones said."
Sweet Briar College Closed due to Financial Crisis Sweet Briar's governing body voted to close the 114-year-old private liberal expressions school in August as a result of "inconceivable monetary difficulties." The consistent vote occurred Feb. 28; the board declared its choice in a news discharge Tuesday. : ~ http://www.managementparadise.com/forums/trending/280386-sweet-briar-college-closed-due-financial-crisis.html