The Office of the Provost is Wake Forest’s chief academic office. The mission of the Office of the Provost is to provide vision, leadership, and support for the advancement of academic excellence and innovation by faculty, staff and students across all schools and programs.

Michele Gillespie is Wake Forest’s eighth provost. An award winning teacher-scholar, she writes about the history of gender, class and political economy in the American South. Gillespie oversees all academic programs and initiatives across six schools: Business, College, Divinity, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Law, and Professional Studies and the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. Additionally, the Provost’s Office is a close collaborator with the School of Medicine and Graduate School of Arts & Biomedical Sciences.

Faculty News

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