You are here: American University Profiles Staff Wim Taylor

Back to top

Photograph of Wim Taylor

Wim Taylor Director of the Frederick Douglass Scholars Program Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program

M.Ed, Counselor Education with a focus in Higher Education Administration, The University of Virginia; B.A., Psychology, minor in Sociology, The University of Virginia

Wim Taylor joined the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars Program (FDDS) as its Managing Direcctor in January of 2021. Having served the AU community for more than 15 years, Wim has served as a First-Year Advisor and Instructor in First-Year Advising, done career mentorship/career development, alumni engagement, employer relations and undergraduate academic advising in the Kogod School of Business and he also served as an undergraduate academic advisor in the School of International Service.

In addition to his work experience in higher education, Wim has also worked in finance, consulting, real estate and the legal field. Wim bring his work and lived experience, his passion for student success and his institutional knowledge as well as the relationships that he has developed over his years of service with alumni, faculty, staff and current students to his role with the FDDS program.