• In a Thursday, June 4, 2015 file photo, Sweet Briar College alumni do a cheer for the school after a hearing on the closure of Sweet Briar college at the Supreme Court of Virginia in Richmond, Va. Sweet Briar President Phillip C. Stone marvels at the energy of passionate alumnae who helped save the school just a few months ago from closure. But he knows without a serious change in fortune, the salvation will only be temporary. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

    Saved for now, Sweet Briar College looks for a long-term fix

    SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — Weeks into his presidency at Sweet Briar College, Phillip C. Stone still marvels at the energy of passionate alumnae who helped save the school just a few months ago from the fate of dozens of other women’s colleges: closure. But he knows without a serious change in fortune, the salvation will only be temporary.