Leadership & Governance

Sweet Briar’s Activists Turn to the Sober Work of Governing

Chronicle photograph by Julia Schmalz

Teresa Tomlinson, an incoming board member, speaks at Sweet Briar’s commencement, in May. The mayor of Columbus, Ga., and a lawyer who specializes in corporate-corruption cases, she has her eye on the next challenge: "We need people to go in and do the deep dive and make sure there aren’t any more surprises."
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