Ning Tang, C’98, will be the speaker at Founders’ Day Convocation, which will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. The Convocation will include the conferral of three additional honorary degrees and will be streamed live.
The University will revive an old tradition and celebrate Foundation Day this month to observe the 150th anniversary of the matriculation of its first nine students. The more familiar Founders’ Day celebration will include a Convocation at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12.
The University is creating a new wellness and recreation facility on the current site of the Sewanee bookstore. Plans for the project call for breaking ground this fall and opening during spring semester 2020.