Sewanee: The University Of The South
The University of the South is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Sewanee, Tennessee, United States. It is owned by 28 southern dioceses of the Episcopal Church, and its School of Theology is an official seminary of the church. The university's School of Letters offers graduate degrees in American Literature and Creative Writing. The campus (officially called "The Domain" or, affectionately, "The Mountain") consists of 13,000 acres (53 km2) of scenic mountain property atop the Cumberland Plateau, with the developed portion occupying about 1,000 acres (4.0 km2).
Often known simply as Sewanee, the school was ranked 33rd in the annual US News & World Report list of liberal arts colleges. In 2011, Forbes ranked it 57th on Forbes List of America's 650 Best Colleges. Sewanee is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.
Read more about Sewanee: The University Of The South: History, Buildings, "Name Change", Literary Associations, Environmental Sustainability, Institutional Traditions, University Hymn and Alma Mater, School of Theology, Athletics, Noted Alumni and Faculty
Famous quotes containing the words university and/or south:
“To get a man soundly saved it is not enough to put on him a pair of new breeches, to give him regular work, or even to give him a University education. These things are all outside a man, and if the inside remains unchanged you have wasted your labour. You must in some way or other graft upon the mans nature a new nature, which has in it the element of the Divine.”
—William Booth (18291912)
“...I always said if I lived to get grown and had a chance, I was going to try to get something for my mother and I was going to do something for the black man of the South if it would cost my life; I was determined to see that things were changed.”
—Fannie Lou Hamer (19171977)