May 6th, 2010 | Provost, Student, Wake Forest College
Fourteen seniors will remain at Wake Forest following graduation as Wake Forest Fellows, working in the President’s Office, Information Systems, University Advancement and in other offices.
Each fellow will be a full-time University employee for a year. In addition to working in a particular department, the fellows will participate in leadership activities and interact with top administrators and faculty to learn about higher-education administration.
April 29th, 2010 | Faculty, President, Provost, School of Divinity
Gail R. O’Day, a respected New Testament scholar and currently senior associate dean at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, has been named dean of the Wake Forest University School of Divinity.
April 15th, 2010 | Community, Pro Humanitate, Provost, Student, Wake Forest College
The high level of volunteerism by students has helped Wake Forest win national recognition for community service. Nearly 60 percent of the University’s students, including undergraduate, graduate and professional students, contributed nearly 100,000 hours of service last year. That was among the factors that helped Wake Forest earn a place on The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2009.
January 19th, 2010 | Arts & Culture, Community, Provost
Dr. Maya Angelou talked and sang about forgiveness and hope in her keynote address during the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Wait Chapel Monday night. “The gift Martin Luther King gave the world is hope,” she said. “Hope that we will come through this.”
January 15th, 2010 | Arts & Culture, Provost
A former British Cabinet Secretary and an expert on the Globe Theatre will discuss Shakespeare and Wake Forest’s Ronald Watkins Collection – an extensive collection of books, papers and lectures on the Globe Theatre — during a discussion on Jan. 21.
January 12th, 2010 | Arts & Culture, Community, Provost
World-renowned author, poet and activist Dr. Maya Angelou will deliver the keynote address at Wake Forest’s ceremony honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18. Angelou, the Reynolds Professor of American Studies at Wake Forest, will speak in Wait Chapel. The program begins at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The doors to Wait Chapel will open at 6:15 p.m.
October 10th, 2009 | President, Provost, Student
Darcy Delph (’09) is one of six recent graduates who are serving as Wake Forest Fellows in various University departments this year and getting an inside look at higher education.
September 17th, 2009 | Provost
Professor of Law Suzanne Reynolds encouraged students and others at Opening Convocation on Thursday to bring inquiring minds and open hearts to bear in serving others in the community.
September 16th, 2009 | Provost
Wake Forest will celebrate the University’s 175th anniversary and its long tradition of service to humanity during Opening Convocation on Sept. 17. Professor of Law Suzanne Reynolds (JD ‘77) will deliver the address.
September 10th, 2009 | Provost
Simeon Ilesanmi has been appointed to a Wake Forest Professorship as the Washington M. Wingate Professor of Religion. Ilesanmi joined the faculty in 1993 and has directed the religion department’s graduate studies since 2006. He is only the 15th current faculty member to be designated a Wake Forest Professor. “He is a wonderful example of [...]