Sweet Briar College nearly closed forever. Now, after coming in this year $2 million under budget for the first time in history, fundraising and enrollment have exceeded expectations.
2016, with a new President and a new board, was a rebuilding year at Sweet Briar. Frank Roach, a member of the Sweet Briar Board, said they hope to double the amount over the next two years.
Sweet Briar, thanks to alumnae recruiting efforts, had a record number of applications for the fall and there are 175 incoming students.