Remarks at Founders Day

Delivered in Wait Chapel on Feb. 15, 2024. Remarks as prepared. Good afternoon, and welcome to Wake Forest’s annual Founders Day ceremony.  There are so few dates on our calendar that bring this many cross-sections of our university community together — students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends […]

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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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