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The University will host planning sessions to gather input on how the University might fulfill its mission for future generations of students, specifically in developing a plan for the University Avenue corridor.

Who’s invited?

Everyone.
But we’ll meet in smaller groups.

What’s the process and schedule?

Any one can submit any information anytime. See the Submit Your Ideas link.  

Open Forums
Saturday, October 10, at 1 p.m.
Thursday, November 12, at 4 p.m. (Homecoming weekend)
We’ll meet in Convocation Hall, then walk toward the Bookstore and return for collaboration and sharing.

Student Forums
SGA meeting
McClurg interactive display in late October – open for viewing and contributing ideas.

Employee Gatherings
To be determined through department/division leaders; these will likely vary by department/division.

Trustees
Community Relations Meeting on Wednesday, October 14.
Growth & Development Meeting on Thursday, October 15.

Parents Council
Meeting on Friday, October 16

What defines the University Avenue corridor?

From Georgia Avenue to the Bookstore and Print Services along both sides of the street. Yes, this includes the Rebel’s Rest site, Convocation Hall, the Quad, Fulford Hall, Thompson Union, All Saints’ Chapel, McClurg, the Bookstore, and Chen Hall.

The questions

Where should the University locate the University Commons?
What are the best and most appropriate uses for the University Avenue corridor to serve the long-term interests of the University and its community?

Can’t come to a forum? Can’t visit the McClurg display? No worries.

Additional resources may be found here:

For more information, please contact Eric Hartman at ehartman@sewanee.edu or 931.598.1443.

University avenue, south view

University avenue, from Fulford Hall

University avenue, north view