Your Support Team

Meghan Gladle Meghan Gladle |

Principal Designated School Official (PDSO)

Meghan serves as a point of contact for international students who are enrolling at Sweet Briar. As the Principal Designated School Official, she provides immigration advisement. Meghan grew up in a rural area of New York and has lived in both Spain and Argentina. She earned her Bachelors in Spanish Literature and a Masters in Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of Delaware and has been working in international education for over nine years.


Sharon Walters Bower Sharon Walters-Bower   |

Senior Associate Director of Admissions and Designated School Official (DSO)

One of Sharon’s primary responsibilities is guiding international students through the admissions process who wish to enroll at Sweet Briar. Working with students through the college search process has been a passion of Sharon’s for over 30 years. She joined the Sweet Briar community last spring and has a deep appreciation for the mission and values of the College. Sharon is from Tennessee, and has lived in North Carolina and Virginia. She earned a BA in communications from East Tennessee State University and a MDiv in counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC.