Speeches

Before and After

Remarks at the Virtual Conferring of Degrees by President Nathan O. Hatch on May 18, 2020

Greetings! Welcome to the Conferring of Degrees ceremony for the Wake Forest University Class of 2020. It is my great pleasure to celebrate this group of graduating students today. Thank you all – graduates, families, friends, members of the Wake Forest community – for joining us. Read More »

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Remarks at Founders' Day Convocation

Delivered in Wait Chapel on Feb. 20, 2020

Good afternoon. Thank you all for joining us today.

This Founders’ Day Convocation will be structured somewhat differently than in years past. We have ...

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State of the University Address

President Nathan O. Hatch
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Good afternoon! Thank you for joining us in a conversation about the State of the University.

I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to work ...

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A Community of Hospitality

New Student Convocation Address

President Nathan O. Hatch
August 23, 2019

At some point during these next few days, almost all of you will feel lonely. Let me assure you, it is natural, and you ...

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Stop, Look and Listen

Commencement Address

President Nathan O. Hatch
Monday, May 20, 2019

Matthew Dicks is a fantastic storyteller. He is a frequent guest at The Moth in New York, an organization dedicated to the art ...

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