Statement on recent Wake Forest Review article

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On Monday, the Wake Forest Review, an independent student publication, published an article that has since gained the attention of some blogs and news outlets. Tonight, Tucker Carlson discussed the article on Fox News.

Federal privacy laws prevent us from sharing information maintained in student records, including administrators’ interactions with students. We can say that the narrative oversimplifies a complex situation that took place 16 months ago in the heat of a polarizing national election.

Just as we deal with deeply entrenched views that divide our nation, the same dynamics can also play out on campus. Wake Forest University is committed to seeking common ground where every member of our community is treated with dignity and each voice is respected. While we have made much progress, we still have work to do.

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