Susan R. Wente portrait

Wake Forest welcomes 14th president, Susan R. Wente

July 1, 2021  |   Top Stories

Today, Susan R. Wente takes the helm as Wake Forest University’s 14th president. “I am eager to meet all of you and get started writing the next chapter of Wake Forest’s story,” Wente said.

Penny Rue

Vice President for Campus Life Penny Rue announces plans to retire

June 17, 2021  |   Faculty, Staff

Penny Rue announced today she will retire as Wake Forest University’s Vice President for Campus Life.

New study looks at gender, teaching contracts and grade inflation

June 15, 2021  |   Faculty, Research, Top Stories

Using data from a large, public research university, a new study looks for incentives to award high grades that might be linked to both gender and contract status.

WFU awarded ‘Seal of Excellence’ for meeting study abroad goals

June 1, 2021  |   International, Top Stories

With a study abroad participation rate of 81% by 2020, the University exceeded its initial goal of 75%.

Five Wake Forest students and alumni awarded Fulbright Scholarships

May 20, 2021  |   Scholars, Top Stories

Five Wake Forest students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships to teach English and conduct research during the 2021-2022 academic year.

WFU celebrates with ‘grateful hearts and renewed hope’

May 18, 2021  |   Commencement, Top Stories

Commencement 2021 was a graduation like no other. The usual outdoor celebration’s move to Joel Coliseum and Truist Field were different, but the happy smiles and proud grads and families remained the same.

Media arrangements: WFU Commencement 2021

May 14, 2021  |   Events

Wake Forest will recognize the Class of 2021 on May 16 at Truist Field. Media are welcome to attend select events if arranged in advance with the news team.

$1M in gifts will support vision of integrated arts at Wake Forest

May 12, 2021  |   Arts & Culture, Philanthropy, Top Stories, University Announcement

The Interdisciplinary Arts Center at Wake Forest has received $1M from anonymous donors to support the University’s commitment to integrating the arts across all corners of campus, in the classroom and in the community.

Wake Forest University addresses its antebellum history

May 7, 2021  |   Community in Progress, Top Stories, University Announcement

In a message to the Wake Forest University community, President Nathan O. Hatch announced steps the University is taking to address its antebellum history and affirm the humanity of all individuals.

Wake Forest graduates first class of liberal arts engineers

May 6, 2021  |   Admissions, Faculty, Research, Student, Top Stories

Gabrielle Prichard will begin work as a cloud solution engineer with Oracle. Lucy Vaughn will start her career as a research and development engineer with AstraZeneca. John Hobson will serve in the U.S. Army as a combat engineer commander.

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