Greetings site visitor! We in the Provost's Office are delighted to welcome you; come visit us here in 204 Reynolda Hall. Our most often-asked question is “just what IS a provost, anyway?” We've responded humorously in the video below.
More briefly: the provost is a university’s chief academic officer,working with the deans and President Hatch to enhance undergraduate, graduate, and professional education on Wake Forest’s campus.
The Media, a student-run digital media group, launched in September with a ceremony in Reynolda Hall’s Magnolia Room featuring Provost Rogan Kersh (’86) and Provost Emeritus Ed Wilson (’43). The Media will be working with members of campus to create digital content with a focus on using iTunesU as an academic distribution channel. The Media […]
Labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta will be the featured speaker Oct. 29 in Carswell Hall for the Journeys to Success Speaker Series hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs. The event is free and open to the public. It will be held at 6 p.m. in the Annenberg Forum. Every semester, the […]
A series of events known as “Being Here: Salaam” is underway at Wake Forest in September and early October. The “Being Here: Salaam” project began Sept. 21 at Hanes Art Mezzanine Gallery in Scales Fine Arts Center with an exhibit of photographs by Todd Drake featuring Imam Khalid Griggs, associate chaplain, and other Muslims–many from […]
Each year, we present two staff Employee of the Year awards to individuals who have gone above and beyond in their dedication to the University community. As a faculty or staff member, you are invited to submit your nominations by Wednesday, October 7. All staff employees who work at least 1,000 hours annually with five or more years of continuous University service are eligible for nomination. Staff Advisory Council representatives will review the nominations and select the two recipients. These recipients will be […]
We are now accepting nominations for the 2016 recipients of the Schoonmaker Faculty and Student Prizes for Community Service. A committee comprised of faculty, administrators and alumni will meet this fall to determine this year’s recipients. Please send your nominations to Kelly McConnico by Thursday, October 15, 2015. Through this award, the Alumni Council seeks to honor faculty members […]
Friday, November 13th, 2015, Byrum Welcome Center, Wake Forest University, 9:30 am to 6:30 pm This symposium honors the rich legacy of President James Ralph Scales, a member of the Cherokee Nation and a champion of Wake Forest University’s commitment to civil rights and inclusivity. Dr. James Ralph Scales served as President of Wake Forest […]
Faculty HighlightWill FleesonProfessorDepartment of Philosophy
The Society for Personality and Social Psychology has awarded Professor of Psychology Will Fleeson with the Carol and Ed Diener Award in Personality Psychology. The Carol and Ed Diener Award in Social Psychology is designed to recognize a mid-career scholar whose work has added substantially to the body of knowledge to the social psychology field and/or brings together personality psychology and social psychology.
Fleeson will be honored at the annual convention in San Diego on January 28, 2016.
Faculty HighlightBetina Cutaia WilkinsonAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Politics and International Affairs
Betina Cutaia Wilkinson, assistant professor of politics and international affairs, recently received the inaugural Early Career Award given by the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Latino/a Caucus. She received the award at the MPSA Conference in Chicago.
Wilkinson, who was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and immigrated to the U.S. at the age of six, received her doctoral degree from Louisiana State University in 2010. Her research and teaching interests include race and ethnicity, Latino/a politics, race and media, public opinion and immigration policy.
Besides receiving an Early Career Award, Wilkinson is an American Political Science Association Minority Fellow and a Southern Regional Education Board Doctoral Scholar. She is also the author of several journal articles and book chapters. Her forthcoming book, “Partners or Rivals? Power and Latino, Black and White Relations in the 21st Century,” will be published by University of Virginia Press.