Wingate University announces vice president

Dr. Robert B. Supernaw
Kim Williams (704) 233-8320
Communications Writer

Wingate, NC – Wingate University of Wingate, North Carolina, has announced the appointment of Dr. Robert B. Supernaw as Vice President for Graduate and Professional Programs effective Nov. 1. Dr. Supernaw, a native of Long Beach, attended Millikan High School, Long Beach Community College and Long Beach State. He received his doctorate from the University of the Pacific where he later served on the faculty for twenty-five years. He served as dean of the University of the Pacific School Pharmacy for two years before moving on to serve as associate dean at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He joined Wingate University as founding dean of the School of Pharmacy in 2002.

About Wingate University
Wingate University, ranked as the 8th "best value" in the South by U.S. News & World Report, serves more than 2,500 students on three campuses in Wingate, Matthews and Hendersonville, N.C. Founded in 1896, the University offers 34 undergraduate majors, 37 minors and career concentrations, numerous pre-professional programs, graduate degrees in business, accounting, education, physician assistant studies and sport administration, and doctorates in pharmacy and education. With a 14 to 1 student/teacher ratio, Wingate students gain the tools and support needed to excel in academics and apply that learning toward an extraordinary career and life.
In addition to a robust intramural athletics program, Wingate student athletes compete in 19 NCAA Division II sports. The University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award for the past five years. For more information, go to and