With Gratitude: Message from President Wente

President Susan R. Wente shared a message of gratitude with the campus community. Read the message here »

Wente delivers address, updates on Strategic Framework

Wake Forest University President Susan R. Wente presented her second annual presidential address to the University community at 4 p.m. on Nov. 17 in the Sutton Center. During her address, Wente focused on two critically important questions: Who we are now, and who will we become for future generations? She also provided an update on the Strategic Framework process and the work the Core Planning Team has been doing to develop themes based on the collective input of the Wake Forest community. Read more about the speech here »

Anne Hardcastle and Matthew Phillips accept new roles

Hardcastle portraitPhillips portraitProvost Michele Gillespie is delighted to announce two new colleagues in the Office of the Provost. Anne E. Hardcastle, Associate Professor of Spanish, has been appointed Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Matthew Phillips, Teaching Professor of Law and Ethics in the School of Business, has been appointed Senior Advisor for Strategic Initiatives, both beginning January 1, 2023. 

As Associate Provost, Hardcastle will lead academic affairs support, academic priorities, and academic program development. In partnership with other campus offices, she will also lead Provost’s office programs in faculty development and recognition, hiring, diversity, and inclusion. Additionally, she will manage institutional effectiveness measures, accreditation guidelines and standards, and assessment initiatives to support and strengthen teaching and research excellence in Wake Forest’s academic units. In her role, Hardcastle will oversee the Center for the Advancement of Teaching (CAT), the Center for Learning, Access, and Student Success (CLASS), the Office of the University Registrar (OUR), the Office of Institutional Research (IR) and the Office of Civic and Community Engagement (OCCE). 

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Updates from the University Space Planning Group

In September 2022, President Wente charged the University Space Planning Group (USPG)  with creating centralized processes and policies for effective enterprise-level space governance. Under the joint leadership of co-chairs Provost Michele Gillespie and Executive Vice President Hof Milam, the USPG began space planning efforts in support of the University’s academic mission through effective stewardship of its physical assets. 

The USPG’s efforts to date have focused in several foundational areas:  Read More »

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Comings and goings: October 2022

See the October 2022 list of employees who joined or left the University.

We look forward to working with new Wake Forest employees and appreciate the service of those who have moved on.



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