Not Finished At All

June 22, 2015 by Bill Ivey

When I first heard the announcement that Sweet Briar College would be closing, I concluded my posting here “Not Finished Yet” with these words: “We still need women’s colleges and girls’ schools. Misogyny exists, fueled by a culture which patriarchy has so deeply imprinted that we don’t always even see the effects. Our job is not finished yet. / And we shall not rest until it is.”

Filed Under: Girls Schools, All Girls Education, Feminism, Women's Colleges, Sweet Briar

Not Finished Yet

March 11, 2015 by Bill Ivey

I was deeply saddened by the news that Sweet Briar College would be closing. My connections to the college are actually tenuous at best, but, being a strong believer in girls’ and women’s education, I can’t help but wish they had been able to find a way through their financial difficulties.

Filed Under: All-Girls, On Education, Girls Schools, All Girls Education, Women's Colleges, Sweet Briar