Judge Rejects Bid by Sweet Briar Alumnae to Block Closure

April 16, 2015

A Virginia judge on Wednesday rejected a request from alumnae of Sweet Briar College to issue an injunction to block the college's board from moving ahead with plans to close the institution. The judge did grant the alumnae a temporary injunction barring the college from using charitable donations it has received to work toward closure. Both the college and the alumnae declared victory (on different parts of the ruling) and more litigation is expected.

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