University Announcement Archive

Wake Forest Ranked 25th in Nation By U.S. News

September 5, 1996  |   Student, University Announcement

Wake Forest University ranked 25th among national universities in U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings of America’s best colleges and universities released today. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tied Wake Forest for the 25th spot. The 1997 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” gives Wake Forest high marks for student selectivity, student […]

Two Students Killed in Off-Campus Accident

September 5, 1996  |   Student, University Announcement

Two Wake Forest University students were fatally injured and four others were hurt late Wednesday night in an automobile accident near the university. The students, all women, were traveling east on Polo Road when their car collided with a car driven by a man traveling in the opposite direction, according to a Winston-Salem police officer […]

Coca-Cola Sponsors Year of the Arts

August 20, 1996  |   Events, University Announcement

The Coca-Cola Foundation will be the primary sponsor of Wake Forest University’s Year of the Arts, a year-long celebration of the arts beginning in September. The Year of the Arts marks the start of the university’s plans to develop each year a series of events, including a major symposium, around a common theme. As one […]

Gatehouses to Bolster Security Efforts

August 20, 1996  |   University Announcement

As part of a comprehensive plan to bolster security, Wake Forest University will begin operating gatehouses Sept. 9 at its University Parkway and Reynolda Road entrances. Wake Forest police will staff the gatehouses and monitor traffic from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. A wrought iron gate will block the Polo Road entrance from traffic during […]

Rodwell family establishes scholarship at WFU

June 11, 1996  |   Alumni, University Announcement

Durham resident Roy O. Rodwell Jr. and his daughters, Nancy and Rebecca Rodwell, have pledged $250,000 to endow the Roy O. Rodwell Sr. Scholarship Fund at Wake Forest University.

Renovation, construction projects fill summer

June 6, 1996  |   University Announcement

Renovation and construction projects are underway at Wake Forest University this summer that will update classroom and residence buildings and create new athletic facilities.

Museum to offer summer camps, story hours

June 4, 1996  |   University Announcement

Summer camps and story hours are part of the Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology’s summer offerings.

Leonard named dean of new Divinity School

May 21, 1996  |   Media Advisory, School of Divinity, University Announcement

Wake Forest University announced today that its new divinity school will be led by Bill J. Leonard, professor of religion and chair of the religion and philosophy department at Samford University.

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