354 The History of Wake Forest
Retired Reverend William E. Swing, Episcopal
bishop of California and founder and Presi-
dent of the United Religions Initiative (URI),
spoke on how people of different global
faith traditions can talk to and embrace one
another.
Administration and Staff
Murray C. Greason Jr., an attorney with
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice in Win-
ston-Salem, was elected Chair of the Board
of Trustees. L. Glenn Orr of Winston-Salem,
President of the Orr Group, was elected Vice
Chair. Leon Corbett (’59, JD ’61), Senior Uni-
versity Counsel and Secretary of the Board of
Trustees since 1983, retired. Reid Morgan (’75, JD ’79) was promoted to Vice Presi-
dent effective July 1, 2002. He continued as Secretary of the Board of Trustees and
University Health Services and oversaw the legal offices on both the Reynolda and
Bowman Gray Campuses.
Betsy Taylor (Counseling Center) was named Director of the new Pro Humani-
tate Center. She coordinated activities funded by a $1.9 million grant from the Lilly
Endowment to encourage students to plan their careers with service to humanity in
mind. Charles Kimball (Religion) headed a committee looking at another part of the
Lily grant that dealt with institutional identification. In mid-June, the Summer Insti-
tute for Vocational Formation, sponsored by the Pro Humanitate Center, brought
fourteen high school juniors and seniors to the campus for two weeks of activities
focused on faith and vocation.
In the fall, Associate Dean of the College Linda McKinnish Bridges (Religion)
was named Interim Director of the Women’s Studies Program until Anne Boyle (Eng-
lish) became Director in January. Stephen L. Whitting-
ton was named as the new Director of the Museum of
Anthropology; Lori Messer became the new Director
of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.
Cherin Poovey was promoted to Assistant Vice
President for University Advancement. She retained
her title as Director of Creative Services. David
Barksdale (’86) joined the University as Director of
the College Fund and Annual Support.
In Information Systems, Jamie Barras became
Director of Project Management; Kriss Dinkins, Direc-
tor of Support and Outreach Services; Todd Edwards,
Director of Media Solutions; Tommy Jackson, Director
of Information Technology Security; Lynda Mitchell,
Director of Technology Initiatives; and Lee Norris,
Director of Information Technology Infrastructure.
Randal Hall
Murray Greason
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