Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
Wilkes’ vast administrative and operational leadership provides a unique and important skill set for this critical position. She has the reputation for not shying away from challenges, embracing opportunities, and delivering results.
Transformational leadership best describes much of her work. Over the past several years, she has led many programs that advance the university’s culture of excellence and has been instrumental in highlighting focused needs for the university. Learn more >
Current Strategic Initiatives
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Recognizing the growing concerns among faculty, staff, and students regarding the availability of affordable, quality care and early education, Virginia Tech established a caregiving initiative to develop a vision and strategy for the future of caregiving in support of the university community
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Offering consulting and support services to help campus leaders bring about meaningful change and make significant progress towards strategic goals across the university