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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.

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Michele Gillespie named Dean of the College

Wake Forest University has appointed Presidential Endowed Professor of Southern History Michele Gillespie as Dean of the College. She will begin serving as dean July 1.

Media Advisory: Students named to Wake Forest University’s Fall 2014 Dean’s List

The following Wake Forest University students have been named to the university’s Dean’s List for the 2014 fall semester. Students who achieve a 3.4 and no grade below a C were named to the list.

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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.

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Committed to making a difference

Associate librarian Hu Womack and seniors Nehemiah Rolle and Joe LeDuc have been named Wake Forest University’s 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners for exemplify Dr. King’s qualities and promoting diversity within the community.

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Chaplain Emeritus Ed Christman dies

Edgar D. Christman, who served as Wake Forest’s Chaplain for more than 30 years before retiring in 2003, died on Dec. 24, 2014. He was a friend and counselor to generations of students. Read more about his life and the impact he had on the Wake Forest community.

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School of Medicine to build downtown

The School of Medicine has announced plans for a new medical education building in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. Construction will begin immediately with plans to welcome students in July 2016, coinciding with the introduction of one of the most advanced medical school curriculums in the country.

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Redefining the Wake Forest MBA

Wake Forest University School of Business is refocusing how its MBA program is delivered based on the changing needs of the market. School leaders decided that the best value for Wake Forest’s employer partners and students are programs that focus on professional development without interrupting careers.

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WFU President joins Academy of Arts and Sciences

Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. One of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies, the Academy is also a leading center for independent policy research.

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Wake Forest “Hits the Bricks” for cancer

A Wake Forest tradition, Hit the Bricks is an eight-hour relay race along the brick pathways of Hearn Plaza in honor of Brian Piccolo, a Wake Forest alumnus and Chicago Bears running back who died of cancer at age 26.