The Board of Visitors of the School of Divinity was established in 1998 as an Advisory Board for volunteer leadership to the Dean and the School of Divinity at Wake Forest University. Members are brought together by their dedication to the advancement of theological education at Wake Forest University. Serving on the Board reflects a strong commitment to the University and the willingness to provide an invaluable service to the School of Divinity.

Additional information can be found in this document.


The Board of Visitors serves to mobilize all alumni and friends in advancing the mission of the School of Divinity. The Board supports the faculty and staff of the School of Divinity in their pursuit of institutional excellence in the education of leaders for the church and the world.

Upcoming Meetings

Meeting details are available in the Member Resources section.

  • NEW PLAN: Spring Conference Call – March 20, 2020
    See the Member Resources section for details!

Upcoming Events of Interest

For information about upcoming BOV meetings,
see the Member Resources section.

The new Dean of the School of Divinity, the Reverend Dr. Jonathan L. Walton, will make several public appearances in the next several weeks, as listed here. Join us if you are able!

  • Divinity speakers at FBC Highland Lenten Series

    FBC WFUSD Lenten Series - list of speakers

    Friday, March 6, 2020, 12:00 p.m.
    First Baptist Church
    700 Highland Ave, Winston-Salem, NC

    Dean Walton will appear as part of First Baptist Highland’s thirteenth annual Lenten Series.

    Also note that all of these speakers are Divinity faculty or alumni. Please join us!

  • 19th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture at Boston College

    Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 4:30 – 5:45 p.m.
    Boston University
    Gasson Hall, Rm 305
    140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

    Title of Dean Walton’s lecture:
    “Blessed Are the Rich: The American Gospel of Success”

  • Reception and Discussion with New Members of Wake Forest Leadership

    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    Museum of Natural Sciences | Natural Research Center
    121 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601

    Introducing three new leaders at Wake Forest University:

    • Jane Aiken, Esq., Dean of the School of Law
    • Eric Maguire, Vice President, Enrollment
    • The Reverend Dr. Jonathan L. Walton, Dean of the School of Divinity

    RSVP required by March 12. Please respond to Anthony Tang (’11) at tang@wfu.edu or 336.758.3308.