This announcement was e-mailed to faculty and staff on July 12 by Communications and External Relations:
We are saddened to announce that Dean Emeritus and retired Professor of Law John “Don” Scarlett died July 10. He served as dean of the School of Law from 1979 to 1989.
We grieve Dean Scarlett’s death and extend our condolences to his family and friends, as well as those at Wake Forest who had the opportunity to know him.
Information about a service for Dean Scarlett will be posted on Inside WFU when arrangements are finalized.
Wake Forest offers support and counseling services for all students, faculty and staff. The Counseling Center may be reached at 336-758-5273, the Chaplain’s Office at 336-758-5210. For faculty and staff, there is also the Employee Assistance Program at 336-716-5493.
Additional information about Dean Scarlett and his career is available on the School of Law website.