162 The History of Wake Forest
an anchor gift, although only $2.4 million of
the required $5 million had been pledged by
the 1992 deadline. The Divinity School had
been approved in April 1989 contingent upon
securing income equivalent to $15 million in
A five-year MD/MBA degree program
began in the fall. It was one of only eight
in the nation and was offered through
the School of Medicine and the Babcock
Graduate School of Management. It was
expected to enroll no more than five stu-
dents a year.
Administration and Staff
In January, Vice President John Anderson ini-
tiated Total Quality Management (TQM) on campus as a means of cutting costs and
streamlining processes. Physical facilities and all of the offices and departments under
him participated, as did some staff of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library and Student Life.
This philosophy asked units to analyze their work processes to solve problems and
In late September, Robin Roy Ganzert (’87, MBA ’91), chief accountant in the
Controller’s Office, and two students, Allen Ramsey and Jason Conley, appeared on
“The MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour” to give their views on the presidential race between
George Bush and Bill Clinton. Initially interviewed by Charlene Hunter-Gault,
Ganzert and Conley were invited back, along with seven other people nationwide, to
watch the presidential debates and give their views following each.
In President Hearn’s stead, Sam Gladding became the University’s representa-
tive on the Executive Committee of the North Carolina Association of Independent
Colleges and Universities. However, Hearn showed up in person for many other
meetings and events, and he spoke at the fiftieth anniversary of Tokai University in
Tokyo. He also chaired the Piedmont Triad Development Corporation.
C.C. Hope (’43) died on March 1 at the age of 73. He had directed the Federal
Deposit Insurance Corporation since 1986, chaired the Wake Forest Board of Trust-
ees, and led the search committee that hired President Hearn.
The Knight Commission concluded its hard work in reforming athletics. Presi-
dent Hearn wrote letters of appreciation to Theodore M. Hesburgh at the University
of Notre Dame and William C. Friday at the University of North Carolina-Chapel
Hill. He also worked with D. Wayne Calloway, CEO of PepsiCo, to bring a PepsiCo
facility to Winston-Salem. North Carolina Governor Jim Hunt was also involved. A
deal was signed on February 22 and announced at a March 15 press conference. Pepsi
committed to bring 1,000 jobs to the area.
According to data for 1988–1989 from the American Association of University
Professors (the most recent available), Wake Forest spent 22 cents on academic and
nonacademic administration for every dollar it spent on instruction. The national