Inspire Excellence

Wake Will honors a tradition of empowering individuals to initiate sustainable change by continually enhancing the education and experience we provide. The majority of Americans feel that higher education, and the liberal arts in particular, has failed to respond to the realities of our times. The greatest threat we face as a society today is not our deficiency of science, technology or medicine – it is the gradual erosion of our humanity. Amid it all, a simple truth remains: the answers our society needs most will be provided by passionate, critical thinkers of both character and perspective with the ability to see the world beyond themselves. Wake Foresters represent the solution.
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Campaign Launch Recap

This was a Homecoming Weekend to remember. In addition to all of the traditional Homecoming festivities, we celebrated the President’s Ball, the Arnold Palmer statue dedication, a Demon Deacon win over Maryland and - most importantly for the future of our University – the launch of Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest. Read more »

Relive the Regional Events

Wake Foresters have gathered in cities around the country to celebrate the public launch of Wake Will. Whether you were able to attend or not, we invite you to enjoy some of our favorite moments from these events. Read more »

Feeding Drive

Sarah Millsaps, the sophomore student representative for the campaign, shares thoughts on her Wake Forest experience and how she feels this campaign will allow for a multitude of opportunities for Wake Forest students, faculty and staff. Read more »

Unbroken Story

Wake Forest took Greek philosopher Aristotle seriously when he said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” From the beginning, we aspired to offer students an education to better themselves and improve their communities. Success in that endeavor came because of people – individuals invested in fulfilling the mission of a meaningful education. What resulted has been nearly two centuries of educational distinction passed from teacher to student, generation after generation. Read more »

Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest hits $400 million mark

Thanks to the largest fundraising year in Wake Forest University’s 180-year history, Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest surpassed the $400 million mark by the end of the fiscal year. Read more »