We are saddened to report that Lula M. (Lu) Leake, associate vice president for academic affairs emerita, died April 13 in Winston-Salem.
Ms. Leake joined Wake Forest as dean of women in 1964. Before retiring in 1997, she held several other positions in her Wake Forest career, including assistant vice president for planning and dean of the summer school. In 1996, Wake Forest presented her with the Medallion of Merit, the University’s highest award.
We grieve Ms. Leake’s death and extend our condolences to her family and friends, as well as those at Wake Forest who had the opportunity to know her.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18, in Wait Chapel. Visitation with the family will follow at the Chapel, afterward.
Wake Forest offers support and counseling services for all students, faculty and staff. The Counseling Center may be reached at 758-5273, the Chaplain’s Office at 758-5210. For staff and faculty, there is also the Employee Assistance Program at 716-5493.