April 7th, 2017 | Student Life | Comments Off
Wake Forest Law’s “Conversation With” committee welcomed former University of North Carolina and Davidson College President Thomas W. Ross on March 22, 2017, to the Worrell Professional Center. Professor Ron Wright led the conversation with Ross.
“There is no lawyer I’d rather put in front of you than Tom Ross,” Dean Suzanne Reynolds (‘77) said during her introduction. “Today, you’ll see two principles: be guided by your principles to do that best you can do and as you gain experience, take on bigger challenges.”
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February 25th, 2017 | Student Life | Comments Off
The “Conversation With” Committee has invited former University of North Carolina (UNC) and Davidson College President Thomas W. Ross for a “Conversation With” event at noon on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served. Professor Ron Wright will host the conversation with Mr. Ross.
“Tom Ross is the consummate citizen-lawyer,” said Professor Margaret Taylor, chair of the “Conversation With” Committee. ”We are excited that our students will have the opportunity to hear stories about his leadership of so many vital institutions in our state.”
Started in 1999 by Professor Charley Rose, the “Conversation With” program engages Wake Forest Law students with professional role models of the highest caliber, so that they might learn and be inspired by their stories of life and the law. Past interviews have featured U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas; former Republican Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich; New York Times columnist Anthony Lewis; former Chief Operating Officer of the Peace Corps Thomas Tighe; and Watergate veteran Gene Boyce (JD ’56), among others.
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