Installation Weekend Schedule

Be sure to check the schedule of events as we get closer to the date.


Rob Pearigen, C’76, shares his thoughts on returning to the Mountain, Sewanee’s future, defining characteristics of the Sewanee experience, and higher education’s enduring role in society.

Traveling to Sewanee

Sewanee is located 93 miles southeast of Nashville (1.5 hours) and 52 miles northwest of Chattanooga (1 hour) atop the Cumberland Plateau in the Central Time Zone.

Highlights from Election Day

Rob Pearigen was introduced as Sewanee's 18th vice-chancellor and president on Jan. 26, 2023. Watch his acceptance remarks and browse photos of this celebratory day.