At the heart of Wake Forest University is the College’s rich liberal arts core. Surrounding the college are the graduate and professional schools, each with its own distinctive program. Wake Forest functions as a Collegiate University, a community where scholars, both faculty and students, habitually cross the boundaries of their particular disciplines, schools, and programs to engage in collaborative, interdisciplinary work. We teach one another—students, college faculty—because we are small enough to know one another, excited by our research and our teaching; we are members of a community that prizes collaboration and appreciates difference.
The College embraces the teacher-scholar ideal and values, above all else, student-faculty engagement. Personal interaction and intellectual exchange between students and faculty make Wake Forest a place where exceptional teaching, fundamental research and discovery, and the engagement of faculty and students in and outside the classroom and the laboratory are paramount. READ MORE