Faith Wilkerson, Ed.D.

Program Director, Minority Educators Recruitment, Retention And Equity Center (MERREC)

Faith Wilkerson, Ed.D.


  • Ed.D. in leadership, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • M.Ed. in educational leadership, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • B.S. in mass communications/media studies, Virginia Commonwealth University


Dr. Wilkerson arrived in Richmond, Virginia in 2000 to attend Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). She holds a Bachelors in Mass Communications, Masters in Higher Education, as well as, a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. She has worked at VCU for over 15 years managing many of the University's annual traditions, as well as, serving as the Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, overseeing its diversity & inclusion programs. In 2019, she accepted the role of Program Director for the Minority Educators Recruitment, Retention, & Equity Center (MERREC) housed within the VCU School of Education.

Dr. Wilkerson also sits on the Board of Directors for Theatre Lab and the VCU Alumni Association.

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