Phi Beta Cons

The Plot Thickens

Is Sweet Briar's closing due to secretiveness and poor management?

The planned closure of Sweet Briar College this August continues to stir up comment. An alumnae group has taken the board to court, and various board members (at least three) have written op-eds in the Washington Post about conditions before the decision.

So here’s the latest, a critical column by Richard Leslie, who was asked to resign from the board before the big decision was made. The Washington Post article also has links to other columns.

Hat tip: Anne Neal

Jane S. ShawJane S. Shaw retired as president of the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy in 2015. Before joining the Pope Center in 2006, Shaw spent 22 years in ...

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