Dean Search

Wake Forest University has begun the search for the next Dean of the School of Divinity. Nominations and expressions of interest for the position are now being accepted. The position prospectus and application information will be available soon.

Where personal faith becomes a decision to lead.

A variety of vocations embody these positive impacts on the church and the wider world. The School of Divinity recognizes that these theological and vocational commitments enrich and challenge us all as we seek to be faithful and transformative leaders.  This is why we are innovating theological education with you and the changing religious landscape in mind. Communities in the 21st century need committed leaders like you who move life-giving possibilities forward.

The Life and Work of Ministry

Vocation emerges directly from where you are. Our Office of Leadership Development works for you as you prepare for a life of meaning and purpose. They offer resources to help cultivate self-awareness, discern vocation, develop career skills and tools, and choose and pursue a vocational path. The result? A track record of success. Recent graduates employed or engaged in further graduate study within six months of graduation:

2018 2017 2016 2015
97% 92% 94% 86%


We are committed to fostering a safe, equitable, and inclusive experience for all.

The School of Divinity seeks to cultivate a community of learners that celebrates diverse religious, racial, ethnic, cultural, gender, and sexual identities.

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