Other Recent Initiatives
To learn more about Wake Forest’s past work to improve its campus climate, see below:
- Honorifics and Naming
- Fall 2020 Update
- Expanding the Narrative
- President’s Commission on Race, Equity and Community
- To explore earlier institutional efforts to advance diversity and inclusion, we invite you to review our “Community in Progress” timeline spanning 2015-2017, which was the work of the Campus Climate Implementation Team. This effort continued during the 2017-2018 academic year, as Wake Forest’s year-long focus called “Rethinking Community” invited understanding and grappling with a more virtual, diverse, polarized and global society through a series of conferences, dialogues, national speakers, performances and more.
- Committee on the Intersection of Bias, Expression and Conduct
- Wake Forest apologizes for benefitting from enslaved people (Feb. 20, 2020)
- In the fall of 2016, Wake Forest announced its intention to join the Universities Studying Slavery consortium, and the announcement was made in February of 2017.
- In the 2012-2013 academic year, Wake Forest commemorated the 50th anniversary of its integration with the Faces of Courage celebration, honoring the legacy and important actions of all those – past and present — contributing to the diverse and vibrant campus community.
- To view a historical timeline of the University, see the ZSR Library website.