Law Alumnus Receives WFU’s Highest Award

Murray Greason (’59, JD ’62) received the Wake Forest University Medallion of Merit at Founders’ Day Convocation on February 7 in Wait Chapel. The Medallion of Merit is the highest honor given by Wake Forest and is presented annually for outstanding achievement and distinguished contributions to the University. Previous recipients include presidents of the University, trustees, benefactors, and retired faculty and administrators.

Prior to receiving the Medallion of Merit, Murray Greason was awarded the Carroll W. Weathers Award from the School of Law in 2005. In addition, his extensive involvement with Wake Forest University includes membership on its Board of Trustees, 1991-1995 and 1996-present, Vice-Chairman, 1997-2002 and 2005-present; Chairman 2003-2005; Law School Board of Visitors of the Wake Forest University 1983-1998 and 2001-2006; Chairman, 1994-1998, (Vice Chairman, 1997); Distinguished Alumni Award 1994; Board of Directors, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (Wake Forest University School of Medicine and The North Carolina Baptist Hospitals, Inc.), 1993-1995 and 1999-2003; Board of Directors, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, 2002-present; Board of Directors, Wake Forest College Birthplace Society, Inc., 2001-present.

In the community, Murray Greason has been in leadership roles on a variety of non-profit organizations including serving as Chairman of the United Way General Campaign in 1994, and Chairman of the United Way Board of Directors 1995-1996.