Remembering Ed Wilson (1923-2024)

Dear students, faculty and staff, Last night, longtime retired Professor of English and Provost Emeritus Edwin G. Wilson (’43) passed away at the age of 101. Appropriately known as “Mr. Wake Forest,” no one has been more closely associated with Wake Forest University or told […]

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Join us for Wake Forest Founders Day

The message below was sent by President Wente to the Wake Forest community. You are cordially invited to Wake Forest Founders Day on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 4 p.m. in Wait Chapel. Each year the University marks its founding in February of 1834 by coming […]

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Reflecting on Dr. King’s legacy

Dear members of the campus community,  With the spring semester starting this week, new ideas to pursue, new questions to ask, and new opportunities to learn extend before us. In this way, each semester offers us a chance to embrace new beginnings, with boundless possibilities.   […]

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A Message from the President and Provost

Dear Members of the University Community:  At Wake Forest, world-class scholars teach undergraduate and graduate students every day. Wake Forest teachers and advisors know their students, care about them and serve as mentors, often long after they graduate. Our distinctive educational character is well known […]

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Corey Walker named Dean of the School of Divinity

Dear students, faculty and staff, Following the completion of a national search, we are pleased to announce that Dr. Corey D.B. Walker has been named Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Divinity, effective immediately.  Dean Walker is a distinguished scholar of religion and […]

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Framing Our Future

Dear members of the Wake Forest community:  We are pleased to present “Framing Our Future,” a strategic framework for Wake Forest University. The Framework and complementary content available at are products of a year-long process that engaged the entire University community in affirming […]

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Andrew Klein named Dean of the School of Law

Dear WFU faculty, staff and students: Following the completion of a national search, we are excited to share that Wake Forest has named Andrew R. Klein as the next Dean of the School of Law, effective July 1. Currently interim chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University […]

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