Media Advisory: WFU names new dean of students and associate vice president for Campus Life

Adam Goldstein has been named Wake Forest University’s dean of students and associate vice president for campus life. Goldstein, who currently serves as associate dean of students at Florida State University, will assume his duties onJuly 1.

Goldstein will oversee judicial affairs, student engagement and leadership, diversity education, student union and Benson University Center. He will serve on campus life’s senior leadership team and play a key role in crisis management and response.

Prior to his work at FSU, Adam was coordinator of housing judicial programs at the University of Georgia and the assistant dean for student life and director of student activities at Drexel University.  At Drexel, Goldstein co-led a team of trained National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) facilitators charged with enriching cultural discovery and engagement on campus.

Goldstein earned a Ph.D. and an M.Ed. from the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., and a B.A. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Penn.

About Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University combines the best traditions of a small liberal arts college with the resources of a large research university. Founded in 1834, the school is located in Winston-Salem, N.C. The University’s graduate school of arts and sciences, divinity school, and nationally ranked schools of law, medicine and business enrich our intellectual environment. Learn more about Wake Forest University at

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