The Rt. Rev. Rayford B. High, Jr., was given an honorary Doctor of Divinity by the University of South, Sewanee, as part of the Founders’ Day Convocation on Friday, October 17, 2014. The Rev. Curt Norman, member of the board of trustees of Sewanee and rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Stephenville, also attended.
The University also conferred honorary degrees upon Sir Abed, founder and chairperson of the world’s largest development organization, who received an honorary Doctor of Civil Law; and U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Wright, who received an honorary Doctor of Letters.