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Maya Angelou (American Studies),
Paul Escott (History), Terisio Pig-
natti (Art), Robert Plemmons (’61;
Mathematics and Computer Sci-
ence), Dudley Shapere (Philosophy
and History of Science), Richard
Williams (’68; Physics), and John
Wood (Economics). Wake Forest
Professors were James Barefield
(History), Gerald Esch (Biology),
Kathleen Glenn (Romance Lan-
guages), Roger Hegstrom (Chem-
istry), Willie Hinze (Chemistry),
Raymond Kuhn (Biology), Charles Longino (Sociology), Charles Talbert (Reli-
gion), and John Williams (Psychology). Two more Wake Forest Professors were
added in April, Patricia Cunningham (Education), and Mark R. Leary (Psychol-
ogy). John C. Moorhouse (Economics) was appointed the first Archie B. Carroll Jr.
Professor of Ethical Leadership.
Administration and Staff
The Office of Minority Affairs became the Office of Multicultural Affairs with Barbee
Myers-Oakes, an assistant professor in the Department of Health and Sports Sciences
replacing former Director Ernie Wade in August 1995. A few months later, she was
appointed the permanent director. During the academic year, 430 minority students
were on campus.
The Resident Student Association won School of the Year Award at the 1996 con-
ference of the North Carolina Association of Residence Halls. The award was based
on having the widest campus involvement, quality leadership, and best programs.
The President instructed John Anderson on December 21 to designate “$130,000
from next year’s surplus in the Residence Life and Housing budget in order to pro-
vide up to 25 room-and-board awards for entering Reserve Office Training Corps
ROTC cadets at drill