University Announcement Archive


WFU awards and recognitions briefs

July 5, 2018  |   Top Stories, University Announcement

The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.


Janet Williams named Vice President for Finance

May 24, 2018  |   Staff, Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest University has named Janet Williams Vice President for Finance. Williams, who currently serves as interim vice president of the Division of Finance and Administration at Ithaca College, has more than two decades of experience in financial leadership positions with colleges, universities and Fortune 500 companies.


WFU Law Dean Suzanne Reynolds to step down after 2018-2019 academic year

May 23, 2018  |   School of Law, Top Stories, University Announcement

Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) announced today that she will step down as Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Law at the end of the next academic year, effective June 30, 2019.


WFU Commencement to be held on Hearn Plaza

May 20, 2018  |   Commencement, Events, Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest University’s 2018 commencement ceremony will take place as originally scheduled on Hearn Plaza tomorrow, May 21, at 9 a.m.


U.S. Sen. Richard Burr donates Congressional papers to Wake Forest

March 12, 2018  |   Alumni, Top Stories, University Announcement

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (‘78) announced today he will donate his Congressional papers to Wake Forest University.


WFU statement supporting peaceful protests

February 26, 2018  |   Admissions, Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest University joins dozens of colleges and universities in assuring all those applicants who choose to participate in peaceful protest in response to the tragic events that transpired in Parkland, Florida.


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.


Oakes named Chief Diversity Officer at UNLV

July 6, 2017  |   Staff, Top Stories, University Announcement

Chief Diversity Officer and Assistant Provost Barbee Oakes will become Chief Diversity Officer at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) on Sept. 1.


Board of Trustees increasingly reflects changes in student, alumni population

July 3, 2017  |   Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest University’s most diverse class of Trustees took office for terms beginning July 1, 2017. The governing group more closely reflects the current makeup of the University’s students, faculty and alumni.


Response to reports of offensive language

November 10, 2016  |   University Announcement

Reports of offensive language on campus are circulating on and offline. Wake Forest University condemns and will not tolerate offensive behavior or language. Our non-discrimination statement makes that clear.

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