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Supporting the School

Founded in 1999, the School of Divinity is Christian by tradition, Baptist in heritage and ecumenical in outlook. Consistent with Wake Forest’s commitment to academic excellence and in the spirit of the University motto, Pro Humanitate, the School of Divinity prepares leaders informed by a theological understanding of vocation.

On the brink of new discoveries in cross-disciplinary education, the School of Divinity also offers a variety of intellectual challenges to consider, such as the Masters of Divinity/Masters of Arts in Counseling, Master of Divinity and Juris Doctor degrees, Master of Divinity/Master of Arts in Bioethics, and curricular concentrations in well-being and religious leadership, education, and sustainability.

Nearly all divinity students receive some form of financial aid. The Wake Forest Fund for the School of Divinity provides scholarships and tuition concessions to our students, which allows them to focus on their academic passions rather than financial obligations.

Divinity students are bound for a life of service, playing an integral role in shaping the ethics and values of society; a high calling, indeed, but one that does not yield a significant income. Your contribution allows our students to help fulfill the needs of the ministries of tomorrow.

 

 

Wake Forest Fund for the School of Divinity

The Wake Forest Fund for the School of Divinity provides scholarships and tuition concessions to our students, which allows them to focus on their academic passions rather than financial obligations. Divinity students are bound for a life of service, playing an integral role in shaping the ethics and values of society; a high calling, indeed, but one that does not yield a significant income.  Your contribution allows our students to help fulfill the needs of the ministries of tomorrow.

For more information, contact:

Christie Dalton (MDiv ’11)  |  Assistant Director of Development  |  336.758.5225

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Gifts by Phone

Donors may make a gift to Wake Forest with Visa, MasterCard or American Express cards by calling the Office of University Advancement at 800.752.8568.

 

Gifts Online

Complete the secure online form here.

 

Automated Bank Draft

A donor may make a gift to Wake Forest via bank draft by completing the ACH Bank Draft PDF form and mailing it to the address provided on the form. If you are unable to access PDF forms, please contact the Office of University Advancement at 800.752.8567 and a copy can be faxed to you.

 

Recurring Credit Card Gifts

A donor may make a gift to Wake Forest through a recurring credit card payment by completing the following form. A staff member from the Wake Forest Fund office will call you to establish the terms of your gift. Recurring gifts must be at least $5 per month and can be up to 60 months or until the expiration date of your credit card. If you have any questions, please contact Blake Absher at abshertb@wfu.edu or 336.758.5824

  

Stocks and Property

 

Gifts by Check

A donor may make a gift to Wake Forest by sending a personal check payable to Wake Forest University. Checks may be mailed to:

Office of University Advancement
Box 7227
Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Board of Visitors and Executive Alumni Council

The Board of Visitors and the DEAC (Divinity Executive Alumni Council) at the Wake Forest School of Divinity guides the school by strengthening our total educational enterprise. This includes leadership and guidance related to career services, admissions, curriculum, fundraising, and the strategic plans for the divinity school’s future.

Board Members

Dr. Elms Allen (’62, MD ’66) Mr. Shelmer Blackburn (’82)
Rev. Ann Brinson (MDiv ’02) Mr. Michael K. Curry (MALS ’11)
Rev. Amy Joyner Finkelberg (MDiv ’02) Mrs. Pam Lolley Frey (’80)
Rev. Dr. Ophelia Garmon Brown Mr. Kenneth S. Johnson (’68)
Rev. Dr. Michael Glenn Queen (’68, P ’94) Mrs. Susan Rankin (’78, P ’10)
Mr. David Shannon (’79, P ’95) Mrs. Stephany Williams Sherman, CPA (’76)
Mr. Richard Craig Siler (’73, MBA ’03) Mr. M. Gray Styers, Jr. (’85)
Rev. Darla Dee Turlington Dr. George Williamson (’61)

 

DEAC (Divinity Exuectuive Alumni Council) Members

Rev. Kellie Brown (MDiv ’09) Rev. Andrew Daugherty (MDiv ’03)
Rev. James Hylton (MDiv ’06) Rev. Charolette Hagan Leach (MDiv ’12)
Contact the Divinity Development Staff
Sheila Virgil Assistant Dean of Development virgils@wfu.edu
Christie M. Dalton
(MDiv ’11)
Assistant Director of Development daltoncm@wfu.edu
Becky White Administrative Assistant whiterc@wfu.edu