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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sun Jul 28, 2019, 07:58 AM

2. Five years ago, my alma mater, Sweet Briar College announced it was closing.

One of the last independent women's liberal arts college.

The alumnae stepped up with money and support. They changed the President and the Deans. The Alums found a lot of money to firm up the endowment. They cut the tuition from $55,000 to $24,000. They offered more scholarships. They changed the curriculum to STEM courses.

The school was saved and is nearly 80% capacity again and growing.

We saved Sweet Briar.

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