The Virginia Supreme Court heard oral arguments June 4 from attorneys arguing for and against the closure of Sweet Briar College. Its board says it will take $250 million to save.
William Hurd, who represents a group of alumnae and advocates, argues the college is both a corporation and a trust. He says the current board mismanaged the school and did not give supporters enough time to raise money to save it. He’s asking for a special fiduciary to be appointed to run Sweet Briar.