332 The History of Wake Forest
time until they could find permanent homes. Directed by Paul Briggs, a former Duke
Energy executive, the goal was to assist local entrepreneurs in starting and succeed-
ing in their own businesses. The Babcock School also sponsored a conversation with
Michael Dell, CEO of Dell Computers, in Wait Chapel as part of the 2002 Broyhill
Executive Lecture Series. Instead of a formal lecture, Babcock Dean Charles Moyer
led Dell through questions and answers.
The first lecture in the Joseph A. Jones Finance Lecture Series was presented by
Sarah Ketterer, CEO and portfolio manager of Causeway Capital Management LLC, a
leading Los Angeles-based asset management firm. The Jones Lecture Series was estab-
lished through a gift from Joseph A. Jones, a 1961 graduate of the Calloway School.
To commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Wachovia settlement, the History
Department sponsored a symposium on April 4–6 exploring the influence of Ger-
man Moravians. Also in April, married theologians Jurgen Moltmann and Elisabeth
Moltmann-Wendel delivered talks as part of the Margaret A. Steelman Lecture Series
at the Divinity School.
Wake Forest received a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the Lilly Endowment of
Indianapolis to establish a center for undergraduate vocational exploration. Admin-
istered by Bill Leonard and Paul Escott, it was named after the University’s motto,
Pro Humanitate, for the good of humanity, and opened in 2002. The center coordi-
nated service-learning courses, international service trips, and nonprofit internships
for students. The Lilly Endowment awarded $55.3 million to twenty-eight American
colleges and universities to support research to develop new academic courses, such
as first-year seminars, service-learning initiatives that would prompt reflection on
vocation, scholarships for students interested in vocations within the ministry, and a
theme house where they would reside together. The Divinity School hosted summer
programs for high school seniors and college undergraduates considering questions
of calling and vocation related to their faith, and Bill Leonard discussed these initia-
tives on UNC-TV’s North Carolina People with William Friday on October 19 and 21.
To encourage a commitment to community service and later legal pro bono
work, the Law School dedicated a day of its five-day orientation program to a com-
munity service project. On August 15, the entire entering class, in addition to fac-
ulty and staff, helped build the foundations for six Habitat for Humanity houses
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