"Office of the Provost" Archive

Updating pandemic protocols

This message is sent on behalf of President Susan R. Wente, Provost Rogan Kersh and Executive Vice President Hof Milam.

Dear Wake Forest community,

With great joy, Wake Forest honored more than 2,100 graduates during Commencement weekend last month. The University returned to its traditional spring celebrations for the first time since 2019, allowing our community to share these moments in memorable ways.

Reaching that milestone did not happen without great sacrifice – more than is typically required for graduates to reach the finish line – from every one of you. Since the beginning of the pandemic, each of us has been stretched and asked to show courage, flexibility and resilience in all aspects of our lives.

For everything that you’ve done, both individually and as part of our Wake Forest community, we want to convey our deepest thanks. Your work has been inspirational and transformative.

In an April blog post, President Wente wrote about embracing change: “It’s how we approach change, not how we avoid it, that will distinguish Wake Forest.” We are positioned well to embrace change in the future in part because of how we have collectively handled so much transformation in the past. In that spirit, we’d like to outline the University’s approaches to the pandemic going forward: Read more

Revised indoor mask mandate starting March 5

This message is sent on behalf of Executive Vice President Hof Milam, Provost Rogan Kersh and Vice President for Campus Life Shea Kidd Brown.

Dear Wake Forest community,

We are encouraged by the ...

Revised indoor mask mandate starting on March 5

This message is sent on behalf of Executive Vice President Hof Milam, Provost Rogan Kersh and Vice President for Campus Life Shea Kidd Brown.

Dear Wake Forest community,

We write today with a ...

Update to Covid Event Protocols

Bottom Line Up Front: Effective immediately, food and drink may be served and consumed indoors during campus events.

Dear Wake Forest community,

On December 29, we communicated updates to the ...

Update on COVID-19

This message was sent to faculty and staff on behalf of Provost Rogan Kersh and Executive Vice President Hof Milam.

Greetings dear colleagues,

Thank you for all you have done to help us start the ...

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