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Strong global ties affirm community

A recent report ranks Wake Forest highly according to its percentage of students studying abroad, affirming the importance of a close-knit campus community at home and abroad in light of recent terror attacks in Paris.

VP for Campus Life Penny Rue's testimony on Sept. 10, 2015

Rue appears before congressional committee

Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue was one of four panelists who testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Higher Education and the Workforce Training about “Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault on College Campuses” on Sept. 10.


U.S. News ranks WFU 27th

U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 Best Colleges guide ranked Wake Forest 27th among 280 national universities. The University is recognized for undergraduate teaching, innovation and value.

Media Advisory: Students named to Wake Forest University’s Spring 2015 Dean’s List

The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university’s Dean’s List for the 2015 spring semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list. Download (.xlsx)  


Wake Forest celebrates entrepreneurs

The Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship honored the University’s outstanding entrepreneurs on April 16. James Beshara (’08), CEO and co-founder of Tilt, received the 2015 Excellence in Entrepreneurship award. A faculty member and six students were also recognized.


Presidential Chairs announced

Five new Presidential Chairs to recruit, retain and reward outstanding faculty who embody the teacher-scholar ideal have been announced by Wake Forest University.

President Nathan O. Hatch

President Nathan Hatch: Historian

Not every college president has written a book that is required reading for students across the country a quarter century after its publication like President Nathan Hatch’s “The Democratization of American Christianity.”


A ‘Best Value’ Once Again

Wake Forest is again one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities according to The Princeton Review. The rating uses a unique ‘Return-on-Education’ (ROE) rating that measures 40 data points including academics, graduation rates and salaries.


U.S. News ranks WFU among top 30

U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges guide ranked the University 27th among 280 national universities. Wake Forest has been ranked in the top 30 in the national universities category for 19 consecutive years and has been ranked in the top 25 five times.


Charles Iacovou named Dean of Business

Charles Iacovou will become the next Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Business, effective July 1.