Penn GSE CMSI

Ndeh "Will" Anyu

Assistant Director for Operations and Programs

Will Anyu serves as the Assistant Director of Operations and Programs at the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions. He is currently an Ed.D. student in Higher Education program at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education. Will is a native of Cameroon where he resided until the age of six, before moving to Minneapolis.

Will is proud alumnus of North Carolina Central University (NCCU). He graduated in 2013 with a B.A. in Mass Communication and furthered his education with a Master’s of Public Administration in 2016.Will’s commitment to education is evident in his work with the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools (CDF). During his time at CDF, he played a vital role in spearheading the Valour Academy site in Raleigh, North Carolina. Through his diligence and dedication, he was granted the opportunity to intern with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans in Washington, DC during the Obama Administration.

Will believes everyone deserves the opportunity to receive an exceptional education despite his or her race, gender, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status. He knows that through education all things are possible and he aspires to one day help other pursue their dreams and aspirations as past and current mentors did for him.