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President Hatch Signs Petition to Homeland Security

February 1, 2017

President Hatch signed onto a letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, representing multiple higher education organizations and associations, which states the concerns of the leaders of higher education for the damaging effects of the immigration executive order.

Message from Nathan Hatch to campus community following travel ban

January 30, 2017

On Friday, President Trump signed an executive order suspending entry of all refugees to the United States for 120 days and barring entry for 90 days for citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Read more here.

Message from Nathan Hatch to students, faculty, staff post-election

November 9, 2016

What we have experienced in the last several months has been one of the most divisive periods in recent American history. It has brought out some of the least admirable traits of leaders and citizens alike. Read more here.

WFU law school to host discussion on community/police tension

September 28, 2016

A campus-wide discussion, “Close to Home: Comprehending Community/Police Tension in Charlotte,” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight, Sept. 28, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

Message: In light of Charlotte, we are called together

September 21, 2016

This message was emailed Sept. 21 to students, faculty and staff on behalf of Vice President Penny Rue and Chaplain Tim Auman: Read here.

Faculty, staff enhance ability to facilitate diversity in classroom

September 7, 2016

This fall, 30-plus faculty and staff from across the University will be more equipped to facilitate diverse experiences in their educational offerings and to promote inclusion and equity at the University. They participated in the Summer Institute for Intercultural Professional Development and Pedagogy this past July.  Advanced by members of the Curricular Changes and Faculty Development sub-committee of the Campus Climate Implementation Team, the Institute emerged from recommendations provided by the campus community in fall 2014 as part of the Deliberative Dialogue Series on Inclusion. Read more here.

LGBTQ Center increases facilitators for Safe Zone Program

September 2, 2016

This summer Wake Forest’s LGBTQ Center welcomed a new cadre of facilitators to their Safe Zone Program, increasing the volunteer support to 19. The facilitators represent various administrative and academic departments across the university and bring a wealth of experience, including intercultural competence, understanding of LGBTQ issues, and a commitment to facilitation and dialogue. Read more here.

First Lessons at Wake Forest: Building Community

August 30, 2016

With its most diverse student body ever, the University has increased opportunities this year for incoming students – from 45 states and 24 countries – to cross cultural, political, racial and social boundaries and lay the foundation for the friendships and academic exploration that make a college community strong. Read more here.