Sewanee celebrated Founders’ Day Oct. 12 with the traditional Convocation in All Saints’ Chapel. Five honorary degrees were awarded by the University, and Ning Tang, C’98, delivered the Founders’ Day Address.
Craig Forman, president and chief executive officer of the McClatchy Company, a print and digital news media company, will be the Bryan Viewpoints Series speaker for the Advent Semester. His speech is titled “The Future of Media: It's in Your Hands.” The presentation is at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Torian Room of duPont Library. All are welcome.
Ning Tang, C’98, will be the speaker at Founders’ Day Convocation, which will be held at noon 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 noon Friday, Oct. 12.