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WSSU has a dedicated and hard-working staff committed to students and the mission of the university. Faculty, staff and administrators provide excellent service that supports both a positive student experience and a high-quality work environment.

For more than one hundred years, Winston-Salem State University has provided access to education for young people who otherwise would be denied that opportunity. Historically black colleges and universities, including ours, have contributed significantly to the economic and social empowerment of African Americans in this country.

Preparing diverse students for success in the 21st Century, Winston-Salem State University offers quality educational programs at the baccalaureate and graduate levels. Students are engaged in active and experiential learning and have access to education through flexible delivery modes.

The faculty excels in teaching and creative scholarly activities that enhance both student learning and the communities served by the University. The University is dedicated to the development of students through excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. As a comprehensive, historically Black constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, Winston-Salem State University contributes to the social, cultural, intellectual and economic growth of the region, North Carolina and beyond.

Human Resources

Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources provides a variety of value-added, comprehensive, customer friendly human resources services in the areas of Employment, Compensation & Classification, Leave Administration, Workers’ Compensation, Employee Relations, Training and Benefits.

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Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff are invested in the performance, growth, health and overall well-being of the university. To that end they have bodies of governance that serve to direct their efforts with regards to professional development and workplace enhancement.

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Finance & Administration

The Division of Finance and Administration is a team of professionals committed to the delivery of innovative, effective and efficient customer services while maintaining fiscal integrity.


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Assessment & Research 

Institutional Assessment and Research is responsible for the collection of data from internal and external sources and the analysis, distribution, and presentation of these data as information for use in
reporting, planning, decision-making, and policy formulation at Winston-Salem State University.

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Office of Audit, Risk & Compliance 

The Office of Audit, Risk and Compliance's mission is to enhance and protect organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice and insight in the following service areas: Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management, and Institutional Compliance.