Faculty News Archive

Virtual drop-in wellbeing coaching offered to faculty, staff, students

The following is a guest post from the Office of Wellbeing:

The Office of Wellbeing now offers virtual drop-in wellbeing coaching free of charge to better serve Wake Forest University students, faculty, and staff. As someone with a busy schedule, it’s important to take time for your personal wellbeing.

These 30-minute sessions can help those who are looking to establish routines, overcome new obstacles, enhance self-care practices, or develop short-term goals for personal success and holistic wellbeing. Our wellbeing coaches are here to support you. See our website for more information and to register for an appointment.

The coaching is offered to students, faculty, staff associated with Reynolda Campus undergraduate and graduate programs.

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A message from Provost Kersh

Provost Rogan Kersh shared the following message with the campus community on March 23, the first day of remote classes:

On this first day of remote classes, Provost Kersh has a message as we begin this new journey. In the midst of our challenging times, may you be inspired to carry on the good work you started and encouraged in the days to come.

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Academic Continuity / Continuing Coronavirus information for faculty

The following message was emailed to faculty on behalf of Provost Rogan Kersh:

Greetings faculty colleagues:

Following on Dr. Hatch’s message to all Wake Foresters yesterday, I write to share with you our plan to maintain academic continuity as we implement social-distancing practices to deal with the dangers of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Our core aims remain to protect the health and well-being of our community by lessening the potential spread of the virus through person-to-person contact on campus, and to ensure under the circumstances the best possible instructional experience for our students.
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Faculty books: February 2020

Gellar-Goad, T. H. M. (Classics). Laughing Atoms, Laughing Matter: Lucretius’ De Rerum Natura and Satire. University of Michigan Press. 2020.

Virgil, Steven M. (Law). A Handbook for Transactional and Small Business Clinics. Carolina Academic Press. 2019.

Wood, John H. (Economics). Who Governs?: Legislatures, Bureaucracies, or Markets?. Palgrave Macmillan. 2020.

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Eva Rodtwitt

The following announcement was emailed to students, faculty and staff on March 6 by Wake Forest Communications and External Relations:

We are saddened to announce that Eva Marie Rodtwitt, retired lecturer in Romance languages, died March 3.  She was 96.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. When a service is announced, information will be provided on the Inside WFU site.

Professor Rodtwitt joined the Wake Forest faculty in 1966 and retired in 1997.  She taught French literature and language.

We grieve Professor Rodtwitt’s death and extend our condolences to her family, friends and those at Wake Forest who had the opportunity to know her.

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.

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