Hatch to participate in September panel discussions

Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch gives his annual State of the University address in Brendle Recital Hall on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.

Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch

Wake Forest President Nathan O. Hatch is scheduled to participate in two Triad panel discussions in September.  Both are ticketed events open to the public.

On Sept. 12, Hatch will join presidents of five North Carolina universities and colleges in a free-flowing discussion of the present and future course of higher education at The Governor Morehead Forum.  The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Carolina Theatre in Greensboro, 310 Greene St.

D.G. Martin, an educator and host of “Bookwatch” on UNC-TV, will moderate a wide-ranging 90-minute exchange with Hatch; Richard Broadhead, Duke University; Jane Fernandes, Guilford College; Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, Bennett College; Leo Lambert, Elon University; and Carol Quillen, Davidson College.

Additional information about the event is here.  Arrangements have been made for Wake Forest alumni to obtain tickets and sit in a block.

On Sept. 13, Hatch will participate in a luncheon event presented by the Winston-Salem Tech Council as part of its annual speaker series.  The “From Tobacco to Technology Book Launch” event will celebrate the publication of author Frank Elliot’s book titled “From Tobacco to Technology.”  The event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 pm. at Wake Forest Biotech Place, 575 N. Patterson Ave., in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.

Discussion participants will include Hatch; Elliot; Vernon George, principal of George, Henry, George Partners; Michael Adler, director of the Office of Technology Transfer at Brigham Young University; Eric Tomlinson, chief innovation officer of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and president of Wake Forest Innovation Quarter; and John McConnell, CEO, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

More details are available here.