Leadership

President

Dr. Nathan O. Hatch

Dr. Nathan O. Hatch became Wake Forest’s 13th president on July 1, 2005. While at the helm, U.S. News and World Report named Wake Forest 23rd among 281 national universities – the highest ever ranking for the University.

As chief executive of the University, he has spearheaded comprehensive strategic planning efforts and strengthened Wake Forest’s distinctive commitments to the teacher-scholar model and the education of the whole person.

Office of the President


Provost

Rogan Kersh

Dr. Rogan Kersh became the fifth provost in Wake Forest history when he was appointed the University’s chief academic officer in July 2012. In addition to overseeing Wake Forest’s undergraduate and graduate academic programs, Dr. Kersh serves as professor of political science, keeping one foot in the classroom as a dedicated teacher-scholar in Wake Forest’s unique one-on-one approach to education.

Office of the Provost


Michele Gillespie, Dean of the Undergraduate College

Michele Gillespie

Dean, Undergraduate College

Charles L. Iacovou, Dean of Business

Charles L. Iacovou

Dean, School of Business

  • BS (University of Vermont); PhD (University of British Columbia)
  • 336.758.4579

Suzanne Reynolds, Dean of the School of Law

Suzanne Reynolds

Dean, School of Law

  • BA (Meredith College); MA (University of North Carolina); JD (Wake Forest)
  • 336.758.5435
  • reynols@nullwfu.edu

Gail R. O’Day, Dean of the Divinity School

Gail R. O’Day

Dean, Divinity School

  • BA (Brown University); M.T.S. (Harvard University); PhD (Emory University)
  • 336.758.3957
  • odaygr@nullwfu.edu

Dr. Edward Abraham, Dean of the School of Medicine

Dr. Edward Abraham

Dean, School of Medicine

Brad Jones, Dean, Graduate Programs in Arts and Sciences

Brad Jones

Dean, Graduate Programs in Arts and Sciences

Dwayne Godwin, Dean, Graduate Programs in Biomedical Sciences

Dwayne Godwin

Dean, Graduate Programs in Biomedical Sciences

Tim Pyatt, Dean of Z. Smith Reynolds Library

Tim Pyatt

Dean, Z. Smith Reynolds Library

  • BA (Duke University); MLS (North Carolina Central University)
  • 336.758.5478

Vision & Mission

Wake Forest combines a liberal arts core with graduate and professional schools and innovative research programs.

More on our vision and mission

The Strategic Plan

The overarching priorities critical to the vitality of the University.

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The Master Plan

A thirty-year projection for the Reynolda Campus.

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Annual Report

Download the latest financial report.

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WFU Information

Financial reports and consumer information.

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