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February 20, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Theology professors at Sewanee: The University of the South are joining a chorus of voices calling for the Tennessee university to revoke an honorary degree given to Charlie Rose because of sexual harassment allegations against the broadcast journalist.

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June 9, 2015

[Sewanee press release] The University of the South has announced a $1 million gift from the Episcopal Foundation of Texas. Though the gift is being made to the university as a whole, a significant portion has been designated for the School of Theology.   “We are blessed by our long partnership...

May 12, 2015

[Sewanee: The University of the South press release] Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba and Bishop of East Carolina Robert Skirving received honorary Doctor of Divinity degrees from the University of the South’s School of Theology in Sewanee, Tennessee, during a ceremony on May 8....

April 29, 2015

[School of Theology press release] On April 22, 2015, the School of Theology community gathered in the Chapel of the Apostles for a Eucharist in celebration of the upcoming commencement on May 8.

At the luncheon following the service, the Rt. Rev. J. Neil Alexander, dean of the...

March 1, 2015

[Sewanee: The University of the South press release] The School of Theology at Sewanee: The University of the South in Tennessee has launched a new seminary program, the EQB Fellowship, to address the issues of eliminating seminarian debt and forming future leaders for The Episcopal Church....

February 24, 2015

[School of Theology — Sewanee, Tennessee] The School of Theology was once again honored to be named to the 2015 list of Seminaries that Change the World. Twenty-six institutions were named in this year’s class, two of which are Episcopal seminaries. The School of Theology was also...

December 10, 2013

[School of Theology press release] The School of Theology has received a $249,996 grant as part of Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Theological School Initiative to Address Economic Issues Facing Future Ministers. It is one of 67 theological schools across the country to...

May 10, 2013

[Sewanee] A Convocation for the Conferring of Degrees will be held in All Saints’ Chapel at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 10, to recognize the 42 students who have completed their studies at The School of Theology. The preacher for this year’s commencement service is Bishop Wright from the...

March 19, 2013

[Sewanee, School of Theology — Press Release]  The Rt. Rev. J. Neil Alexander, dean of The School of Theology, has appointed Dr. Courtney Cowart as associate dean and director of the School’s programs center. James Goodmann has been appointed the center’s associate director. These...

January 21, 2013

[Sewanee: The University of the South Press Release] Opening Convocation for the Easter semester of the University of the South was held Jan. 18 in All Saints’ Chapel. Honorary Doctor of Divinity degrees were presented to the Rt. Rev. Jacob W. Owensby, T’97, and the Rt. Rev. John McKee Sloan,...

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