Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE)
Leroy Wade is the Deputy Commissioner for the Missouri Department of Higher Education and has been a member of the department for more than 27 years. In addition, Wade provides leadership for outreach activities and for the proprietary school certification program. He works closely with regional and national higher education associations and accrediting bodies and has participated in numerous on-site review teams with both state and national organizations. He received a B.A. in political science from Westminster College and an M.A. in public administration from the University of Missouri-Columbia.