A new endowed chair is providing critical support for faculty development.

Chris McDonough is the inaugural Alderson-Tillinghast Chair of the Humanities. He is a great choice, having been chair of the interdisciplinary humanities program and also having created excellent interdisciplinary project-based opportunities for students such as the Mine 21 film and the great Sewanee Tapestry Project. 

The endowment, which will  support the professional development for many faculty, was established by Edwin Alderson, C'62, and named for Alderson and his classmate and friend, Richard Tillinghast.  That endowment will provide support for every faculty member who holds an endowed chair to pursue professional development that will help them be more inspired teachers and enlightened scholars. 

Click HERE to read remarks from McDonough.