How Sweet Briar's Board Decided to Close the College

Chronicle photo by Julia Schmalz

The boathouse at Sweet Briar College, a 114-year-old women's institution that decided to close because of insurmountable financial difficulties.
March 28, 2015 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Hilary Bowie remembers when she made the mental jump from being a college student to being a member of her college’s Board of Directors. It was at her first board meeting, in November 2012, six months after she had graduated from Sweet Briar...

This content is available exclusively to Chronicle subscribers