2012 Highlights: University News Archive


Accounting grads rank tops in nation

December 4, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: University News, For Alumni, For Parents, National, Recognition, School of Business, Top Stories

Students in the Master of Science in Accountancy program at the Schools of Business achieved the top pass rate in the nation on the Certified Public Accountant exam for the 10th time since 1997, more than any other university during the same time period.


Gift champions wellness

September 21, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: University News, Alumni, For Alumni, For Parents, Top Stories, University Announcement

Ben Sutton Jr. has given Wake Forest a leadership gift that will renovate and expand Reynolds Gym, creating a facility with more than 250,000 square feet of space dedicated to fitness and well-being. The facility will bring the elements of campus life, student health, academics, student recreation and NCAA Division I athletics under one roof.


U.S. News ranks WFU 13th in teaching

September 12, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: University News, For Alumni, For Parents, Recognition, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest 13th among national universities with the best undergraduate teaching.  The list highlights “schools where the faculty has an unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.”


Exploring China

August 3, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: University News, Admissions, Alumni, Events, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, International, Staff, Top Stories

“We wanted to introduce Wake Forest to China as we look for opportunities to create educational programs in the future,” said Linda McKinnish Bridges, associate dean of admissions. “Not only opportunities for students from China to learn about Wake Forest, but opportunities for Wake Forest students to study abroad or find careers in China.”


Hatch elected chair of NCAA board

August 2, 2012  |   2012 Highlights: University News, For Alumni, For Parents, National, President, Top Stories

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors has elected Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch as chair of the board. “I am honored to be selected chair of this important body as we seek to address these important issues and work to uphold the ideals of collegiate athletics,” Hatch said.

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