​University Winter Convocation, Jan. 20

The University of the South’s Winter Convocation will be held at 4 p.m., today (Friday), Jan. 20, in All Saints’ Chapel. Honorary degrees will be presented and approximately 100 new members will be inducted into the Order of Gownsmen. Sir Peter Crane, until recently the dean of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, will give the Convocation address and will receive an honorary doctor of science degree.

During the Convocation, Paul Farmer, medical anthropologist, physician, and founding director of Partners In Health, will receive an honorary doctor of civil law; journalist and poet Eliza Griswold will receive an honorary doctor of letters; and S. Zachry Young, former headmaster at Wesleyan School in Atlanta, will receive an honorary doctor of civil law. For their complete biographies, go to www.sewanee.edu.
Convocation will be streamed live for those who are unable to attend at http://parents.sewanee.edu/convocation-live/.