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Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest hits half-billion dollar mark

July 6, 2015  |   Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Will

Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest has reached the half-billion dollar mark two years earlier than projected.

Media Advisory: New Presidential Chairs to support health care, business and conservation

April 8, 2015  |   Media Advisory, Wake Will

Wake Forest University has announced five new endowed Presidential Chairs to recruit, retain and reward outstanding faculty who embody the teacher-scholar ideal. When announcing the Presidential Chair initiative in 2012, Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch outlined his vision for providing significant support for faculty through endowed chairs that give ongoing support for professors in these prestigious positions. This […]

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Presidential Chairs announced

April 8, 2015  |   Faculty, Recognition, School of Business, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Will

Five new Presidential Chairs to recruit, retain and reward outstanding faculty who embody the teacher-scholar ideal have been announced by Wake Forest University.

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A ‘Best Value’ Once Again

February 3, 2015  |   Admissions, Media Advisory, Recognition, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Will

Wake Forest is again one of the nation’s “Best Value” colleges and universities according to The Princeton Review. The rating uses a unique ‘Return-on-Education’ (ROE) rating that measures 40 data points including academics, graduation rates and salaries.

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Making international study a priority

November 19, 2014  |   Admissions, For Alumni, For Parents, International, Student, Top Stories, Wake Will

Wake Forest University ranks third among doctoral U.S. colleges and universities in the percentage of students studying abroad, according to the Open Doors report recently published by the Institute of International Education.

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An investment in wellbeing

August 26, 2014  |   2014 Highlights: Wellbeing, Admissions, Campus Life, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories, Wake Forest College, Wake Will

John Marbach found that accepting a $100,000 entrepreneurship grant to skip college and start a business took an unexpected toll on his wellbeing. He returned to Wake Forest with a deep appreciation for the University’s efforts to double down on transforming wellbeing for the entire campus community.

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A dynamic hub for wellbeing

August 26, 2014  |   2014 Highlights: Wellbeing, Admissions, Alumni, Campus Life, For Alumni, For Parents, Staff, Student, Thrive / Wellbeing, Top Stories, Wake Will

On Sept. 5, Wake Forest will break ground on The Sutton Center, a two-story addition to Reynolds Gym that marks the first of three planned phases to transform the historic building into a dynamic hub for campus-wide wellbeing.

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Priceless opportunities: $400M and counting

July 14, 2014  |   Admissions, Faculty, For Alumni, For Parents, Research, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories, Wake Will

Thanks to the largest fundraising year in University history, Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest has raised more than $402 million of the $600 million Reynolda Campus goal, making it possible for students like Sarah Millsaps (’16) to say “yes” to Wake Forest.

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$3 million gift promotes well-being

April 10, 2014  |   Faculty, Staff, Student, Top Stories, Wake Will

With support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), Wake Forest aims to transform the way college campuses approach well-being and become a model for others in higher education.

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McCreary gives $7.5 million to sports performance center

March 6, 2014  |   Alumni, Athletics, Student, Top Stories, University Announcement, Wake Will

Ever since Bob McCreary (’61) came to Wake Forest in 1957 on a football scholarship, he has never forgotten the power of a transformative gift on a young student-athlete.
Now his $7.5 million gift in support of the Wake Forest Football program adds momentum to Wake Forest’s plans for a 95,000-square-foot sports performance center.

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