School of Theology University of the South

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September 22, 2010

The Rev. Benjamin J. King has been appointed director of the advanced degrees program at Sewanee: The University of the South's School of Theology, effective Sept. 1, according to a press release.

King will continue to serve as assistant professor of church history at the Tennessee-based...

September 14, 2010

The Episcopal Preaching Foundation has named the Rev. Dr. William Brosend, associate professor of homiletics at the School of Theology in Sewanee, Tennessee, as acting program director.

Brosend will remain a full-time member of the Sewanee faculty, and continue as advisor to the school's...

June 2, 2010

The Very Rev. Dr. William S. Stafford, dean of the University of the South's School of Theology, has been named to the Charles T. Quintard Chair of Dogmatic Theology.

Vice Chancellor Joel Cunningham made the announcement May 24 on behalf of the Board of Regents.

The students of...

May 13, 2010

Sewanee: The University of the South, an Episcopal Church-affiliated university in Tennessee, will present six honorary degrees during ceremonies May 14-15 marking the end of the 2009-10 academic year.

Honorary degrees at the May 14 School of Theology commencement will be presented to...

January 6, 2010

The Board of Trustees of the University of the South has appointed John M. McCardell Jr., president emeritus of Middlebury College, to be the school's 16th president and vice chancellor.

The trustees elected McCardell Jan. 6, following a national search that began in February 2009.

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November 10, 2009

The School of Theology of Sewanee: the University of the South has announced the appointment of Karen M. Meridith as director of the Education for Ministry program. Meridith, who has extensive experience in Christian education, most recently has been director of operations for the Historical...

October 14, 2009

Bishop Neil Alexander of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta was elected the 23rd chancellor of the University of the South -- familiarly known as "Sewanee" -- this week by the university's board of trustees. Alexander succeeds the Rt. Rev. Henry N. Parsley Jr., who had served as chancellor since...

August 10, 2009

The Rev. Marion Josiah Hatchett, who served with distinction as professor of liturgy and church music for 30 years from 1969 to 1999 at the School of Theology of the University of the South in Sewanee, died August 7 in Sewanee, Tennessee. He was 82.

A priest of the Episcopal Church, he...

July 2, 2009

The Rev. John Maurice (Jack) Gessell, emeritus professor of Christian ethics at the School of Theology, Sewanee: The University of the South, died July 1 in Sewanee, Tennessee. He was 89.

A graduate of Yale University, where he earned undergraduate degrees and a Ph.D., Gessell was...

June 1, 2009

The School of Theology at Sewanee: The University of the South has announced the appointment of three new members of its faculty: Dr. Paul Holloway as associate professor of New Testament, the Rev. Robert MacSwain as instructor of Theology and Christian Ethics, and the Rev. Dr. Benjamin King as...

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