At Wake Forest, we offer a broad-based, rigorous education focused on the whole person, one that embraces the vast breadth of a liberal arts education and integrates this education with the spirit of Pro Humanitate—encouraging and enabling our students to pursue lives of passion and purpose –lives where their vocation is also their avocation.
Simultaneously, our faculty and staff devise innovative ways of engaging students in their own education, in a context of community wellbeing and public engagement that aligns with the strengths and challenges facing this generation.
Wake Will enables us to continue our educational experience by attracting and engaging a distinctive student body, supporting and advancing the work of our faculty, and increasing and scope and scale of our community engagement.
Wake Will positions Wake Forest College to be widely recognized as the premier, face-to-face college experience that prepares our students to lead lives of purpose and passion in the 21st century.
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The Source: Funding Academic Excellence
Our academic departments serve as catalysts for the deep relationship that flow throughout the Wake Forest experience, whether these bonds are formed between students and professors, students and their peers or between young minds and the subjects that inspire them. Our commitment to these departments ensures their ability to creatively engage future generations of Wake Foresters, keeping Wake Forest’s uncommonly personal and interactive approach to learning at the forefront of the experience we offer. Academic departments are the source of our most enduring relationship, and providing the resources necessary to stimulate and empower these relationship is a major priority of Wake Will. Find out more »
The Toby A. Hale and Paul N. Orser Student-Faculty Engagement Fund
This fund has been established and will be supported through direct contributions to the named fund and will be disbursed at the discretion of the Dean of the College. In keeping with Dean Hale’s and Dean Orser’s interests and commitments, priority will be given to using these funds to encourage first generation and/or students with financial need to collaborate with faculty members in summer research and scholarly inquiry; mentored, academic activities and courses; and internships with rigorous academic components and faculty oversight. Make a donation online »