Education: Sewanee, How I Love You . . .

The University of the South finds a friend in Tennessee

The University of the South, better known as Sewanee, sits high atop a Tennessee mountain, so close to heaven that undergraduates believe the institution has its own guardian angel. Hence the school ritual: when a student drives out through the sandstone gates, he taps the roof of his car to summon the angel. When he returns safely to campus, he taps the car roof again to release his protector. Lately that celestial patron has been off campus on a new mission, fund raising. When Tennessee...

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