Wake Forest College will be widely recognized as the premier, face-to-face college experience that prepares our graduates to lead lives of purpose and connection in the 21st century.
academic and intellectual life
- Academic Department Discretionary Funds $40.0M By supporting academic department discretionary funds, we will strengthen and support academic opportunity on our campus.
- College Endowed Professorships $10.0M Our faculty members are our finest resource, and we seek to establish positions in perpetuity to support their work.
- Collegiate University Endowed Chairs $24.0M An endowed chair is the highest academic honor at the University and recognizes the very best of our teacher-scholars.
- Faculty Creativity and Innovation Award $10.0M We will reward creative and innovative work by our faculty members.
- Faculty Fellowships to Support Interdisciplinary Programs $6.0M This program seeks to support connections between various fields of study.
- Fine Arts Academic Programs $7.5M We will continue to improve how we teach, incorporate and celebrate the fine arts at Wake Forest.
- Scales Fine Arts Center Renovation $25.0M The Scales Fine Arts Center requires facility upgrades to continue to support the fine arts at Wake Forest.
- URECA Endowment $10.0M We will provide opportunities for interdisciplinary, mentored research for our undergraduate students.
- Z. Smith Reynolds Library Capital Fund $10.0M As technology and research demands change, our facilities must adapt to meet those needs.
- Z. Smith Reynolds Library Program Fund $2.5M The Z. Smith Reynolds Library is the hub of learning on campus and must develop additional resources to assist our students in their education.
access and opportunity
- Alumni Scholarships $15.0M Alumni scholarships will assist children of alumni to continue their family legacy at Wake Forest.
- International Study Scholarships $2.0M Through international study scholarships, we will have the capability to expose more students to international opportunities and learning experiences.
- Magnolia Scholarships and Programming $21.0M We are committed to supporting first-generation college students earning their degrees.
- Merit and Presidential Scholarships $22.0M We will encourage students with exceptional talent to further their education at Wake Forest.
- Wake Forest Scholars $50.0M We want to make it possible for middle-income students to pursue their education at Wake Forest.
vibrant campus community
- Alumni Personal and Career Development $2.0M Once our students graduate, we will continue to support them in their transition from college to career.
- Brockway Recruiting Center $1.0M The Center is designed to enhance employer-student connections and build on the high-quality education and preparation our students receive in the classroom.
- Career Wellbeing Research Initiative $2.0M As we implement programs through the OPCD and our wellbeing initiative, we also must ensure that our efforts are yielding productive results for our students.
- Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship $2.0M We will promote and provide additional resources for our very popular Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship.
- Community Engagement $5.0M The Office of Service & Social Action facilitates opportunities for students to connect with the community, serve others and explore social justice issues in order to develop students as they become engaged, reflective and knowledgeable change agents in the global community.
- International Service $5.0M Through a carefully constructed international service experience involving partner development, academic preparation, personal reflection and cooperative learning, students come to understand the needs and capacities of people served, as well as their own ability to influence change.
- Internship and Leadership Program Fund $2.0M This fund will open doors for our students to pursue internships with employers in order to gain valuable experience.
- Office of Personal and Career Development Leadership Positions $14.0M The success of our OPCD is growing, and we need additional leaders to guide our students through the college-to-career process.
- Office of Personal and Career Development Programming $10.0M Increasing the types of programming offered through the OPCD will position our students well for their path after graduation.
- Peer Leadership Development $5.0M Peer Leadership Development requires support for high-quality selection programs, structured and informal leadership development opportunities and internship support for students ready to take significant responsibility with the help of a trusted mentor.
- Residential Faculty Fellowships $2.0M We will create residential faculty fellowships intentionally designed to increase purposeful student-faculty engagement through out-of-classroom campus activities.
- Wellbeing Center Facilities $30.0M As we focus on wellbeing within our community, we must provide facilities that support programming and activities.
- Wellbeing Institute $10.0M Wellbeing will be a key initiative among our community as we seek to teach students how to develop healthy lifelong habits in all areas of life.