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Wake Forest president honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine award

March 29, 2021  |   President, Top Stories

Wake Forest University President and Chair of North Carolina Colleges and Universities Nathan O. Hatch has been awarded the highest honor for state service granted by the Office of the Governor for achievement and service, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine.

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Susan R. Wente selected as 14th President of Wake Forest University

January 29, 2021  |   President, Top Stories

After an international search for the 14th president of Wake Forest University, the Board of Trustees, upon the unanimous recommendation of the appointed search committee, has named Susan R. Wente as the next leader of Wake Forest.

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Reckoning with racism

February 8, 2019  |   Alumni, President, Pro Humanitate, Provost, Student, Top Stories, Valuing Diversity

This week, college and university administrators across the country have been combing through old yearbooks as public officials have come under fire for racist imagery and offensive photos in back issues.

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WFU’s President Hatch receives Career Services Excellence Award

June 7, 2018  |   President, Recognition, Top Stories

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) awarded Wake Forest University President Nathan O. Hatch the 2018 Career Services Excellence Award.

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Statement on executive compensation

December 10, 2017  |   President, Top Stories

On Dec. 10, The Chronicle of Higher Education published its annual database of executive compensation packages of private college presidents.

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Historic Reynolds Gym transformed into center for health and wellbeing

August 24, 2017  |   Campus Life, President, Thrive / Wellbeing, University Announcement, Wake Will

Two cornerstones now mark the entrance to Wake Forest University’s historic W.N. Reynolds Gymnasium. The original – 1954 – shows the year the gym was built. A new one – 2017 – marks its transformation into a dynamic new center for health and wellbeing.

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Statement from WFU President Hatch on Charlottesville

August 14, 2017  |   Community, President, Top Stories

Today Wake Forest University President Nathan O. Hatch issued the following statement: “There is no place for the bigotry, racism and violence we witnessed in Charlottesville. Wake Forest University extends our condolences to the families and friends grieving the senseless harm and loss of life, as well as all who are devastated by the expressions of hatred. […]

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WFU President Hatch receives Wheaton ‘Alumnus of the Year’ award

May 5, 2017  |   President, Recognition

The Wheaton College Alumni Association presented Wake Forest University President Nathan O. Hatch with its 2017 Alumnus of the Year Award for Distinguished Service to Society at a ceremony on May 4.

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President Hatch: “Wake Will Lead”

October 27, 2016  |   Philanthropy, President, Pro Humanitate, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Will

Wake Will Lead extends the momentum of the Wake Will campaign to claim a leadership position in our signature strengths and emerging opportunities.

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$625 million in construction over 10 years enhances residential experience

June 24, 2016  |   Admissions, Athletics, Campus Life, Community, Philanthropy, President, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Will

Wake Forest University is in the midst of a 10-year, $625 million construction effort that reflects the institution’s commitment to offer the best residential college experience in the country.

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