Big news: new Athletic Director

There was some big news on campus over the weekend: Ron Wellman, who has been our athletic director for 27 years, has announced his retirement. He will be replaced by John Currie, a 1993 graduate of Wake Forest. Great to see a Wake Forest alumnus in this role.

There has been lots of coverage of this story – but I will point you to three items to start:

Dr. Hatch’s message to the campus community

A story on

A story in the Winston-Salem Journal

We look forward to this next chapter in Wake athletics, and are glad to be welcoming John and his family back to campus. We also look forward to honoring Ron for his distinguished service to Wake Forest for so many years.

Go Deacs!


— Betsy Chapman ’92, MA ’94

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