Speeches & Remarks

Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch gives his State of the University address in Brendle Recital Hall


A revered scholar, dedicated educator and steadfast leader, President Hatch often shares his thoughts with the Wake Forest community and beyond. Here is a sampling of some of his recent speeches.


The new Wake Forest student government officers are sworn in at the office of President Nathan O. Hatch


President Hatch shares his communication with the Wake Forest community in this series of select letters.

New Zealand mosque shootings

March 17, 2019

Welcome to 2019

January 14, 2019

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

October 28, 2018

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Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch poses for a portrait in the new Wake Downtown building


In this collection of essays, President Hatch shares his reflections on notable individuals, the world of higher education and some national issues.