After a national search, the Sewanee Department of Athletics has named Tom Campbell as the new women’s basketball coach, Athletic Director Mark Webb announced. “Coach Campbell brings many years of coaching success to Sewanee,” said Webb. “He is an outstanding teacher of basketball as well as an accomplished recruiter to a highly selective, small liberal arts college. I am confident that our women’s basketball program will thrive under his leadership.”
Vice-Chancellor John McCardell announced today the appointment of Terry Papillon, director of the University Honors Program at Virginia Tech, as dean of the college effective July 1, 2014, at the conclusion of Dean John Gatta’s service this summer.
Professor of Biology David Haskell has been awarded a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship in the Creative Arts–Science Writing category. The fellowship will support work on a new book, "Songs of Trees," a study of humanity’s varied roles within biological networks as heard through the acoustics of trees.
Jeremy Rios, a senior Russian major from Philadelphia, Pa., has been selected for a 2014-2015 Fulbright Award for an English Teaching Assistantship in Andorra. He will represent the U.S. as a cultural ambassador while overseas, helping to enhance mutual understanding between Americans and the people in Andorra.
Jon Evans, assistant provost for environmental stewardship and sustainability, has recently been appointed as a science advisor for an Open Space Institute (OSI) initiative focused on wildlife adaptation to climate change.