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 continued discussion to update the University community on campus climate action and progress from the Deliberative Dialogues and other community initiatives. Please join us Wednesday, September 9 at 7:00 pm in Benson University Center 410.
Congratulations to ZSR Library Associate Dean Wanda Brown, who was recently presented the Demco/Black Caucus 2015 Award for Excellence in Librarianship. This is an annual award of a framed print and a cash award made possible by a grant from DEMCO, Inc. of Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to the librarian who has made significant contributions […]
Wake Forest University School of Business faculty member Matthew Phillips has been named the Charles M. Hewitt Master Teacher by the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB), the international organization of professors who teach law in business schools. Phillips, a professor of practice in business law and ethics, teaches across the School’s undergraduate and […]
A message from President Hatch to students, faculty and staff: Wake Forest University is firmly committed to providing an academic and working community free from unlawful discrimination and harassment in all forms. Consistent with Wake Forest’s Notice of Non-discrimination and in compliance with federal statutes and recent Department of Education guidance, the University has implemented […]
The University’s Pro Humanitate Institute will host a panel discussion called “The Flag: Navigating Southern Identity, Race and Symbolism” on Sept. 2 from 6-7 p.m. in Wait Chapel. The panel will include: Katon Dawson – Dawson was first elected Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party in 2002, was unanimously re-elected twice, and served on […]
LGBTQ Community Forum, Hosted by the President’s Commission on LGBTQ Affairs Thursday, October 30th, 4:00-6:00pm, Annenberg Forum in Carswell Hall The LGBTQ Community Forum is an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff at Wake Forest to share their experiences as LGBTQ people or allies. Members of the President’s Commission on LGBTQ Affairs will be on […]
Please join us for a celebration of loving relationships here in North Carolina and on our campus! The Love is Love Celebration will commemorate the overturning of Amendment One, and will also honor and celebrate all loving relationships, and their importance to our individual and collective well-being. The event will be held on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from […]
New Faculty ProfileJaira HarringtonPostdoctoral FellowDepartment of Politics and International Affairs
Jaira earned a doctorate of Political Science from the University of Chicago. Jaira is a first-generation college graduate, West Side Chicago native and Spelman College alumna. Jaira’s research has been funded by the Ford Foundation, NSEP Boren Fellowship, and the Tinker Grant Foundation. Some of her proudest accomplishments at UChicago include the 2011 Jane Morton and Henry C. Murphy Award, in recognition of her campus service in her department, at The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA), and the broader Chicago community, and the 2015 Wayne C. Booth Prize for Teaching Excellence, the highest teaching honor given to a graduate student lecturer at the University.
New Faculty ProfileDavid JohnsonAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Counseling
David received his PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He holds an MEd in Educational Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. His collaborative research with leading scholars has been featured in prominent academic journals and texts, including the Journal of Counseling and Development and the Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology. He has given several presentations on mindfulness, most recently, the use of mindfulness exercises at a creative intervention for substance abuse relapse prevention. In 2014, he was awarded the Emerging Scholar Award by the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling.