Sweet Briar CollegeSweet Briar College is exploring options to stay viable in the future. Sweet Briar is at a crossroads as school leaders look at ideas to help the college survive and thrive amid challenging times for small, private liberal arts schools in the United States. The New Era Progress reports the college has contracted with the Art & Science Group to conduct market research about possible ideas to grow enrollment. Completion of the market research study is expected in the late Spring; according to the article, the strategic plan includes the possibilities of partnering with other schools.