Terri E. LeGrand
Appointed on May 28, 2019 for expertise in secondary or higher education.
Terri LeGrand is a lawyer, college administrator, and community advocate who lives in Forsyth County with her family. After attending law school at Wake Forest University, Terri returned to her hometown of Galax, Virginia, to start a law practice specializing in criminal defense and family law. Terri furthered her commitment to families and children as a child advocate working in group homes and doing case management in Raleigh, Durham and Wilmington, where she learned first-hand about the often-insurmountable obstacles facing many children and families today. She currently serves as the Director of Enrollment Compliance and Technology at Wake Forest University, where she specializes in compliance and student information systems.
An expert in Title IV compliance, Terri ensures that admissions and financial programs at Wake Forest comply with federal and state regulations. She creates and implements training programs, coordinates the campus-wide committee responsible for compliance with consumer information requirements, and maintains written policies and procedures. Terri provides leadership on the senior Enrollment team and has represented Wake Forest on state, regional and national professional organizations. She has presented on many, varied topics at state, regional, and national financial aid conferences.
A passionate community advocate, Terri is the co-founder, past-President, and former Executive Director of Piedmont Environmental Alliance. Terri also co-founded and chaired for six years the Piedmont Earth Day Fair, the region’s largest Earth Day event. Terri is committed to improving K-12 education in her community. She served on the Paisley IB Magnet School PTSA for four years, serving two terms as President. Terri also served on the Board of Directors for Forsyth Futures and is a member of the United Way Women’s Leadership Council.