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Dr. Nathan O. Hatch became Wake Forest’s 13th president on July 1, 2005. In his eighth year at the helm, U.S. News and World Report named Wake Forest 23rd among 281 national universities - the highest ever ranking for the University.

As chief executive of the University, he has spearheaded comprehensive strategic planning efforts and strengthened Wake Forest's distinctive commitments to the teacher-scholar model and the education of the whole person.

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Rogan Kersh received his B.A. from Wake Forest in 1986, and returned as provost and professor of political science in July 2012. In this role he oversees the University’s academic mission and programs on the Reynolda Campus, working closely with President Hatch, the academic deans, and faculty and administrative colleagues to support and enhance research, teaching, and graduate and undergraduate programs of the College of Arts and Sciences as well as Wake Forest’s School of Business, Divinity and Law. He also coordinates academic programming with the administration of the School of Medicine. Prior to arriving at WFU, Kersh was associate dean of NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service, where he was professor of public policy.

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Dean of the College Michele Gillespie

BA (Rice University); MA, PhD (Princeton University)

Phone: 336.758.4270

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Dean of Business Charles L. Iacovou

BS (University of Vermont); PhD (University of British Columbia)

Phone: 336.758.4579

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Dean of the School of Law Suzanne Reynolds

BA (Meredith College); MA (University of North Carolina); JD (Wake Forest)

Phone: 336.758.5725

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Dean of the Divinity School Gail R. O’Day

BA (Brown University); M.T.S. (Harvard University); PhD (Emory University)

Phone: 336.758.3957

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Dean of the School of Medicine Dr. Edward Abraham

BA, MD (Stanford University)

Phone: 336.716.1445

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Dean of Graduate Programs in Arts and Sciences Brad Jones

BS (Wake Forest '84); PhD (University of Florida)

Phone: 336.758.5512

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Dean of Graduate Programs in Biomedical Sciences Dwayne Godwin

BA (University of West Florida); PhD (University of Alabama-Birmingham)

Phone: 336.716.9437

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Dean of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Tim Pyatt

BA (Duke University); MLS (North Carolina Central University)

Phone: 336.758.5478

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