Kevin P. Cox has been named assistant vice president in the Wake Forest University Office of University Advancement. Cheryl V. Walker has been promoted to associate director of media relations in the university advancement office.
In his new position, Cox will continue his responsibilities as Wake Forest’s director of media relations-managing the university’s news bureau and serving as a university spokesman. Cox joined Wake Forest in 1990 as a media relations officer. He was promoted to assistant director of media relations in 1992, acting director in 1995, and director in 1996.
Cox received a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and English from Texas A&M University at Commerce in 1976. He earned a master of arts in English at Wake Forest University in 1981. Before joining Wake Forest, Cox worked at North Carolina newspapers and wrote articles for various publications on a freelance basis.
Walker has been assistant director of media relations at Wake Forest. She joined the news bureau staff in 1989 as a media relations specialist and was promoted to media relations officer in 1994, acting assistant director of media relations in 1995, and assistant director in 1996. Walker received a bachelor of arts degree in English at Wake Forest in 1988.