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Dr. Derrick W. Wise
Dr. Derrick W. Wise

State Program Leader for Education, Innovation, and Support, 1890 Research & ExtensionJohn H. Matthews Building Room 238 803-747-3090

Derrick Wise

Dr. Derrick W. Wise Serves as the State Program Leader for Education, Innovation, and Support with 1890 Research and Extension. He oversee statewide college readiness and success initiatives while also leading & managing the 1890 Agriculture Innovation Scholarship Program.


  • Ph.D. Higher Education Administration, Morgan State University, December 2019
  • Master of Arts Counseling., Hampton University , August 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts Middle Grades Education Coastal Carolina University, May 2008


Wise has been employed with SC State 1890 Research and Extension since July 2020. He has also worked in Student Affairs at the following: Bethune-Cookman University, California State University-Fullerton, American University, Coppin State University, and Cleveland Community College.

Hobbies & Interests

Traveling, reading, and mentoring.

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