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 and promote 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 will provide programs on teaching practices, opportunities to form mentor relationships, competitive grants for innovative teaching, and support for pedagogical collaboration among the various members of the community.

The Directors may be reached at:

Emily Puckette eep@sewanee.edu

Jordan Troisi jdtroisi@sewanee.edu

News & Events

Browser 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.

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.


Check out a list of previous workshops we've offered.

Advisory Board

Meet the names behind the Center for Teaching.

Allied Academic Programs

Working together with entities across campus.