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.
Vice-Chancellor John M. McCardell has been appointed chair of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). McCardell leads a list of four new board officers and 14 new board members who assumed their responsibilities February 4 at the close of the 2015 NAICU Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
James Carlson, a composer and professor of music at the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, is currently working on a project that combines a concert work with music, theater, dance and visual media to tell the poignant story of Jewish Holocaust survivor Tom Lenda. It's called "Carrying the Remains: A Boy's Promise to the Children of Terezin."
Artist talk and opening reception Friday, January 16 at 4:30 PM
The Carlos Gallery in the Nabit Art Building at University of the South is pleased to present Pass Tense, an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Georgia artist Erin McIntosh, January 16-February 21, 2015.
Dean of the College Terry Papillon recommended and the Board of Regents approved the appointment of Becky Spurlock as Acting Dean of Students effective January 1. Spurlock will continue to work with Residential Life and the Wellness Center while assuming many of department’s leadership responsibilities formerly held by Eric Hartman.
Vice-Chancellor John McCardell and Provost John Swallow announced today that Douglass Williams, Frank W. Wilson Professor of Economics, has accepted appointment as interim treasurer, beginning January 1.