“Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest” represents the largest mobilization of support for the mission of Wake Forest in the institution’s 179-year history. Wake Forest University and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will significantly increase their impact on the region, the nation and the world by investing $1 billion over the next five years to strengthen and renew their ability to carry out their respective missions.
Marion Secrest, who endowed the Secrest Artists Series, passed away on Sept. 20 at the age of 107.
August 28th, 2013 | University Announcement
Zick’s, the newest social and dining destination on campus, is a place for students, faculty and staff to unwind. The space is conveniently located on the first floor and basement levels of Poteat Residence Hall, right off Hearn Plaza.
To help bridge the academic and cultural differences between educational experiences in their home country and those in the U.S., Wake Forest is introducing the Wake Forest Advantage program. The initiative is designed to help international students prepare for higher education in the U.S. before they arrive on campus.
A senator, a humanitarian and a banker received the University’s 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award in recognition of their extraordinary service to Wake Forest, their field, humanity or society. Richard Burr (’78), Jane Cage (’78) and Graham Denton Jr. (’67) were honored. Read their individual stories and watch tribute videos.
Wake Forest graduate Wade Murphy (’00) is donating $1 million to support the Humanities Institute, extending the reach and impact of humanities and the liberal arts. Murphy is the youngest person in the University’s history to make such a large gift.
The University enhances its efforts toward creating a diverse, inclusive, and inquisitive community this month with the opening of its new Women’s Center, which will be directed by Paige Meltzer.
During the past year, Wake Forest welcomed a new provost, launched a new home for its business school in Charlotte and began construction on two new residence halls. Find out what other milestones marked this year at the University.
With great sadness and appreciation, Wake Forest acknowledges the passing of two giants in the University’s history: Weston Hatfield (’41) and Michael Farrell (P ’10). While these extraordinary leaders from different backgrounds and different eras may not have met, they shared a love for Wake Forest. Through their gifts and talents, each leaves an important and long-lasting legacy.
September 22nd, 2012 | University Announcement
The newly renamed Alumni Hall was dedicated Thursday with a hope that it will become as hallowed as its namesake on the Old Campus. “Rather than put a single person’s name on the building, we are naming it for all alumni who love and support this University,” President Nathan O. Hatch said at the dedication.