University Endowed Lectureships

The Alfred I. duPont Lecture Series. These lectures were established by a gift from Mrs. Alfred I. duPont. They are designed to allow the University annually to invite four distinguished speakers in the fields of the humanities, philosophy and theology, the natural sciences and the social sciences.

The Sherwood F. Ebey Lecture Fund. Named in honor of Sherwood F. Ebey, professor emeritus, in order to allow the University to annually host a lecture on subjects relating to mathematical sciences.

Georgescu-Roegen Lecture Fund. Established by Otilia and Nicholas Gerogescu-Roegen from Nashville, Tennessee to support an annual guest lecturer in the social sciences. The lecturer should be a distinguished scholar in the social sciences.

Anita S. Goodstein Endowed Lectureship in Women's History. Established by the University in honor of Dr. Anita S. Goodstein in recognition of her service to the University and education. The annual lectures are to serve to enrich the learning environment on campus by presenting to students and faculty the latest thinking and research of outstanding historians.

Stacy Allen Haines Memorial Lectureship. Established through gifts from family and friends in memory of Stacy Allen Haines, who became a Sewanee resident following his retirement from Sears, Roebuck and Co. in Chicago. To honor Mr. Haines' deep love of language, ideas, and the life of the mind, this lectureship will support visiting lecturers and imaginative young writers, who come to read from their works, whose subjects are pertinent to the English literature program.

Edward King Medieval Colloquium Lecture. Established by Robert McNeil, Class of 1973, to honor long-time Sewanee history professor and alumnus Edward King, Class of 1927. Fund brings outstanding lecturers to the annual Medieval Colloquium.

McCrady Lectureship. Established in 1992 to fund an annual lectureship honoring former Vice-Chancellor McCrady and used to bring outstanding world-class lecturers in various disciplines to the campus.

Michael Harrah Wood Memorial Lecture Fund. Established by the Wood family in memory of Michael Harrah Wood to provide for a lecture to be given by outstanding men or women in public, private, religious or academic life on topics of lasting interest or importance in the fields of the arts, literature, science, history, religion, business, government, or contemporary events. It is the family's intent that these speakers will stimulate students to realize the importance of service to one's community.