L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs



Denia Lee-Hing,Ed.D., is the director of the Office of Graduate Studies.

Denia Lee-Hing

Director of Graduate Student Services and Advising

Raleigh Building, Room 1014C Phone: (804) 827-1430. Email: dleehing@vcu.edu


  • Developmental advising for adult learners
  • Student retention
  • Program evaluation


Ed.D., Human Services Administration, Nova Southeastern University
M.P.A., International Public Service and Development, Rutgers University

Research Interests 

Master's student population, student success and interventions for at-risk master's students


Denia Lee-Hing, Ed.D, began her career in the financial services sector working in customer service, training and management. She served as a small business development advisor for the Peace Corps and assisted organizations in improving long-term sustainability by minimizing the need for donor funding. Lee-Hing has worked in higher education for nearly decade and has extensive experience in academic advising, student success, student retention, financial aid and bursar office functions.