Our mission 

The University of the South is committed to the development of the whole person through a liberal arts education of the highest quality. In support of the University’s purpose, the Center for Teaching exists to encourage, promote, and celebrate teaching excellence among our faculty.

The Center for Teaching strives to provide time and space for collegial conversations and critical reflections about pedagogy, opportunities for faculty development, and access to resources on effective teaching and learning for faculty at all levels and career stages.

To fulfill its mission, the Center for Teaching provides programs on best teaching practices, competitive grants for innovative teaching, support for pedagogical collaboration among the various members of the community, and opportunities to form mentor relationships.

News & Events

Browse our upcoming lectures, workshops, and other events taking place at the Center for Teaching on the 2nd floor of the DuPont Library.


Educational development is a vital and ongoing part of programming for the Center for Teaching. From problem-solving protocol to panels on inclusion and reflective discussions, there are always resources available for honing classroom techniques.

Faculty Technology Resources

Visit our portal for all things related to technology tools in the classroom.

The CraFT Newsletter

The CraFT, a publication for the Center for Teaching at the University of the South.

Grants Programs

Several types of grants are available for Sewanee faculty and their classrooms. Check them out!


Check out these resources the Center for Teaching offers.

Advisory Board

Meet the names behind the Center for Teaching.

Allied Academic Programs

Working together with entities across campus.