Strategically addressing space needs for our third century

Anyone who has lived or worked in a college or university community knows how precious a campus can be. The academic buildings, classrooms, and library; residence halls and dining spaces; beautifully landscaped quads and towering spires. Campus places and spaces become dear to us as we live and learn in them, discover new knowledge, and […]

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MLK’s faith in the future

Dear members of the campus community, As a learned society, and especially here in our academic community, we are driven by a desire to acquire and share knowledge. When he was a graduate student, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. immersed himself in the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi. Dr. King later noted that as […]

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Welcome to the Spring 2023 Semester

Dear Wake Forest students, faculty and staff, Today as we launch this new semester, I share my warmest welcome to all who are returning or arriving for the first time to our campuses — whether in Winston-Salem; Charlotte; Washington, D.C; London; Venice; Vienna or elsewhere. I hope you each found time during the winter break […]

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Identifying the ‘Why, What and How’ of Wake Forest together

Universities are inquisitive communities, always asking questions and seeking answers. We also acknowledge that definitive answers are not based on one dialogue, or one experiment, or one creative work. Consensus comes from rigorous debate by a community of experts, a consensus that is informed by multiple pieces of evidence, emanating from different minds and voices, […]

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With Gratitude

Dear Wake Foresters, As the holiday weekend approaches and we take a collective deep breath before the conclusion of the semester, I write to express my profound gratitude for our Wake Forest community. In my annual address last week, I shared that we have much to reflect upon and much to be thankful for. For […]

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