James L. "Skip" Rutherford, the dean of the Clinton School of Public Service at the University of Arkansas, will be the 2015 Easter semester Graham Executive in Residence, co-sponsored by the Office of Community Engagement, Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society, and the Babson Center for Global Commerce. He will deliver his public lecture, "Non-Profits as Economic Engines," Monday, March 30, at 4:30 p.m. in Gailor Auditorium. In addition to meeting with students while on campus, Rutherford will also consult with community leaders and Americorps VISTAs currently serving on the South Cumberland Plateau.
Ten Sewanee seniors were initiated into Phi Beta Kappa on Thursday, Feb 19, joining the seven members of the class of 2015 who were initiated in the fall. The initiation in University Archives was followed by a reception at Chen Hall with the other members of the chapter.
As Rebel’s Rest has been disassembled this winter, its historic elements—including the original timber walls, heart pine flooring, window and door frames, and trim—have been carefully numbered, cataloged and stored. And its architectural history has begun to come into focus.
This past week, Moira O’Neil from the FrameWorks Institute visited the Sewanee campus and engaged in conversations with a number of faculty, staff, community partners, and students. Her arrival coincided with the MacArthur Foundation announcement of FrameWorks as a recipient of the foundation’s 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions.
On February 26, former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will visit campus. From 2005-2007, Gonzales served as head of the Department of Justice under President George W. Bush. His legal career began in Texas where he worked in private practice until he became General Counsel to then-Governor George W. Bush.