A Friendly Rivalry Enriches the Sewanee Experience
A friendly rivalry between two classmates in the Class of 1969, supercharged a 50th Reunion Gift campaign. After the class had raised enough money to claim naming rights for the Campus Store in the new Wellness Commons, Harvey Johnston committed to a challenge gift of half the minimum needed for an endowed scholarship. His classmate, Henry Vruwink jumped, matching Harvey’s challenge immediately. His motivation? Read on...
Stronger Truer Dollar Goals Met, Remaining Need
In the spring, the Stronger Truer Sewanee campaign surpassed $265 million—$15 million in excess of goal. Having made that initial goal, the University sets its sights on bolstering resources for financial aid, 21st century programs, and the facilities to house them.
Laying a Solid Foundation with Cornerstone Scholarships
Allan Whitehead, C'78, found a lot of resonance with the idea of Cornerstone Scholarships. His gift is making it possible for one of today's students to attend Sewanee. Whitehead is also reconnecting with a passion he sharpened at Sewanee. His " Theatre on the Edge" is bringing professional theatre to an Orlando-area community. Read more about his story here.
A Pocket-Sized and Gracious Home
For Lessley and Bob Hynson, C’67, cabin life has always been a gateway to the good life. Their generosity to Sewanee makes them great neighbors.