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Partners and Related Offices

On this page you’ll find links to our partners and other teaching-related units

Career and Professional Development

The Office of Career and Professional Development guides and inspires Wake Forest students to take charge of their personal and career development from their initial days on campus. By creating a supportive “college-to-career” community of faculty, parents and advisors, the office equips students to lead lives with purpose.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Team develops and articulates the institutional approach to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, working collaboratively with faculty, administrators, staff, and students to create a campus culture that transforms the driving assumptions underlying our policies, the allocation of resources, and the synthesis of institutional practices to assure our increasingly diverse population receives equitable treatment.

First Year Seminar (FYS) Program

First Year Seminars, which enroll 15-19 students per section, are taught by faculty from all academic divisions and ranks.  Every First Year Seminar is topical and constructed by the individual faculty member with the guidance stated above.  A standing faculty committee receives and approves each FYS proposal.  Content is approved, in advance, by the appropriate department chair or dean. This page provides information about current and past seminars as well as FYS Proposal Guidelines.

Humanities Institute

The WFU Humanities Institute supports Wake Forest scholars and students as they engage in humanistic inquiry. It provides resources for innovative research and other creative activities.

Institute for Public Engagement

Through teaching, research, service and professional development programs, the Institute for Public Engagement connects Wake Forest University to its community, serving students, faculty and communities at the local, state, national and international levels as a resource for public engagement in of all forms. The Institute for Public Engagement works across all units of the University.

Instructional Technology Group

The Instructional Technology Group provides faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences discipline-focused expertise in technology tools, procedures and resources to support the teaching and research mission of the College. Each Instructional Technologist is embedded in the day-to-day activities of their academic disciplines, enabling them to tailor technology solutions to their unique needs.

Learning Assistance Center/Disability Services

The Learning Assistance Center (LAC) provides study skills training and counseling for students. Assistance is provided through counseling and individual and group tutoring. Students with a wide range of learning and other documented disabilities may also receive academic support, training, and advocacy through the Learning Assistance Center.

Libraries

WFU has a variety of libraries, including the Z. Smith Reynolds Library (supporting instruction and research at the undergraduate level and in the graduate accounting program, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Divinity), The Professional Center Library (serving the School of Law and the Babcock Graduate School of Management) and The Coy C. Carpenter Library (serving the School of Medicine and North Carolina Baptist Hospital).

Online Education

Interested in teaching online or moving an entire program online? Contact Brenda Knox, Director of Online Education at knoxbl@wfu.edu or 336.758.4810.

Professional Development Center (PDC)

The PDC is a comprehensive and collaborative resource focused on developing faculty and staff who desire to bring the best of who they are to every situation. Their services include coaching, assisting with conference planning, CORE competency certification, an executive education program, health and well-being events, leadership and management resources, and organizational development and design.

University Counseling Center

The University Counseling Center provides a broad range of psychological, counseling and educational services to deal with personal, interpersonal, vocational and academic issues. The Counseling Center also provides outreach programs and consultation services to students, faculty and staff; classroom teaching; and training for graduate students in counseling.

Writing Center

The Writing Center offers students a relaxed and welcoming place to discuss writing and the writing process with trained peer tutors. The Center is staffed by friendly and knowledgeable Wake Forest undergraduate and graduate students who act as an audience for students’ writing.