Wingate University Faculty

The faculty at Wingate considers personal attention, active learning and global perspectives to be the core of the learning experience. Eighty-seven percent of the Wingate faculty hold the highest degree in their field.

Leading in health science

Nearly one in five Wingate undergraduate students is preparing to be a pharmacist, physician assistant, physical therapist or nurse, and 71 percent of graduate students are enrolled in health sciences.


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According to the Cooperative Institutional Research Program, 96 percent of first-year students entering Wingate in 2017 said the University's good academic reputation was important or very important in their decision to attend Wingate.

Steve Poston with soccer national-championship trophy

After a career as a coach, teacher, recruiting and administrator, Steve Poston is retiring after leading a Wingate athletics department that has been far and away the best in the South Atlantic Conference during his two decades in charge. In January, Poston will step down after 50 years as a full-time employee at Wingate.

Dube to lead Master of Public Health program

Dr. Shanta Dube will bring 20 years of experience in public health research, practice and academic instruction to Wingate as director of the university's new online Master of Public Health program, which expects to enroll its first class this fall, pending approval by the SACSCOC. 


Cornel West was scheduled to speak at Wingate last spring when Covid-19 halted most in-person events. This month, students and the public will get a chance to hear from the provocative social justice crusader via a free webinar set for Feb. 18.

Wingate PA students practice finding a vein in class

2020 graduates of the University's physician assistant studies program all passed their national certifying exam on the first try. That surpasses the national first-time-pass rate by five points.

A Health Center worker administers a Covid test to a student

As the number of Covid-19 cases increases in North Carolina, Wingate University is taking extra precautions to keep students and employees safe. All students are required to have a Covid-19 test on-site before being allowed to move into their residence halls, and employees are strongly encouraged to have a test.

Toussaint Romain

On Jan. 21, Wingate will honor a student, a staff member and two faculty members for upholding the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Attorney Toussaint Romain, known for his peacemaking efforts in the midst of the 2016 Charlotte riots, will speak at the virtual event.

Campus Community Spotlight

Our people set us apart from our peer institutions and help make the traditions and values that are unique to Wingate University. Through interviews with faculty, staff and students, you'll start to understand the phrase "The Wingate Way." To view more videos, click here.

Dr. Treavor Riley talks about mentorships and community partnerships. To view the full episode, click here.

Wingate University has named a new provost to lead the academic enterprise of the institution. Read more here.

Wingate student Kiera Young talks about her Charlotte Fashion Week debut.