A University Council to Support Diversity and Inclusion Progress

From Wente's Desk logoSince arriving at Wake Forest, I have heard the community’s call for us to better promote an inclusive learning and working environment for all who wish to make our campus their academic and ...

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Message from President Wente

Dear Wake Forest community,

Today, our Wake Forest and Winston-Salem communities were shaken by the deadly school shooting that occurred at nearby Mount Tabor High School. First and foremost, my thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the high school student who passed away this afternoon. This is a traumatic loss, and I grieve with you.

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Uniting Together Against Sexual Assault

Dear Wake Forest community,

Across our shared University, we continually strive for an environment that is welcoming and safe. I take this responsibility seriously. This weekend, our community raised important questions about how we must work together to confront issues related to student conduct and sexual assault on campus. I hear your voices, and I see your courage. Read More »

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Radical Collaboration

Welcome to the Fall 2021 semester! We now have all our schools and the college in session, and it is a true joy to be here at Wake Forest with all of you.

From Wente's Desk logoAfter this truly challenging past year and a half, and with the new impacts of the COVID-19 Delta variant, I am especially thankful for the thoughtful commitment of our faculty, staff and students as we further launch the returns to in-person teaching and programming. It is extraordinary how we continue to adapt and support one another across this vibrant community. I am excited for what this semester will bring, and I hope you are looking forward to it with enthusiasm as well. Read More »

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Welcome back, Wake Forest!

Welcome to the Fall 2021 semester! I’m thrilled that we’re here on campus, starting this academic year together, in person. As a new member of the Wake Forest community, I have recently had the special opportunity and joy of discovering something wonderful about this University nearly every single day. And that’s so much of what college is about – discovery. I encourage you to seize the opportunity to discover who you are and where your passions lie. Read More »

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