Leah Merrifield

Washington University in Saint Lous

Leah Merrifield is Washington University’s Associate Vice Chancellor for Community Engagement and St. Louis College Readiness Initiatives, and is the founding director of the Washington University College Prep Program. Launched in 2014, the College Prep Program is a multi-year initiative designed to help talented but underserved St. Louis area high school students prepare for and complete a college education at a selective four-year college or university.
Merrifield received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and her Master of Education degree from The University of Texas at Austin.

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