Williams to speak on ‘Faces of Courage’ at SAC meeting

Matt WilliamsWake Forest’s Faces of Courage celebration will be the topic of a presentation Nov. 27 at a meeting of the Staff Advisory Council.

The meeting will be held from 9:30-11 a.m. in Benson University Center, Room 401 C/D.  It is open to all University staff.

Matthew Williams, an assistant director in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, will make a presentation on the year-long celebration intended to commemorate the 50th year of integration at Wake Forest. The year, which features numerous events and activities, is devoted to honoring the legacy and actions of all those people past and present who have contributed to diversity at the University.

In his presentation, Williams will show a video titled “Impetus to Desegregate,” which relates to the Wake Forest experience of Ed Reynolds, Wake Forest’s first black graduate.

Provost Rogan Kersh will speak on Jan. 22, same time and location. Hof Milam, senior vice president for finance and administration, will participate in the presentation.