South, University of the

South, University of the, called Sewanee, at Sewanee, Tenn.; Episcopal; coeducational; chartered 1858, opened 1868. It has a college of arts and sciences and a theological school. The university publishes the Sewanee Review, an influential literary magazine.

See history by A. B. Chitty (1954).

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