Every year, IES Abroad—a leading nonprofit study abroad organization—recognizes a study abroad professional with the Volunteer of the Year Award. This year Larry Jones, associate dean of the College and director of Sewanee’s study abroad program, was honored with the award during IES Abroad’s annual conference.
Mike Gardner has been appointed director of Physical Plant Services at the University of the South following a national search. Gardner will begin his duties in Sewanee the first week of December.
John Gatta has announced his decision to step down as Dean of the College. Dean Gatta will have held this position for seven years when he concludes his service on June 30, 2014. He will then return to the faculty, following a leave of absence.
Former Sewanee women's tennis student-athlete Jenny Liles, C'13, is featured in the fall edition of NCAA Champion magazine, out this week.
Elections of new regents by the University’s Board of Trustees occurred on October 11. Those elected by the trustees to serve six-year terms on the Board of Regents are Dr. Joseph B. DeLozier III, C’77; the Rev. Dr. Nancee Lea Martin, T’08; Margaret P. McLarty; and the Rt. Rev. Dr. Dabney Tyler Smith, H’08.