Paul David Terry

Paul Terry sitting on a bench in the arboretum.

Position Title
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement

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Bio

Paul David Terry ’01 (he/they) has worked at UC Davis and UC Davis Health for over a decade. As an Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, Paul is the alumni diversity representative for the University of California Office of the President. and oversees Southern California, special interest and affiliate networks. He provides strategic planning support for regional and diversity initiatives, leads special interest and affinity scholarships, is the editor for the Affinity Network Diversity Digest, and is the staff liaison for the CAAA DEI Committee. A life-long Aggie who volunteered with the San Diego Network, Paul served as president for the Lambda Alumni Network and Sacramento Network and is a member of the Native American Alumni Association. Paul has been a member of the Lived Name and Gender Marker Task Force, the Chancellor's Next Generation Campus Safety Task Force, and is a member of the Chancellor's Committee on LGBTQIA+ Communities and the Native American Faculty and Staff Association and chairs the Staff Diversity Administrative Advisory Council. He has won the Aggie Hero award, multiple DEVAR excellence awards, and a CASE Circle of Excellence Gold Award for his work on campus initiatives. He is currently pursuing a doctorate in international and multicultural education focused in human rights education and racial justice and education.

Honors and Awards
  • Aggie Hero Award
  • UC Davis Diversity and Principles of Community Team Award
  • Latinx Faculty and Staff Association Scholarship
  • Larry N. Vanderhoef Scholarship
  • Rise for Racial Justice Fellowship
  • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber Scholarship
  • DEVAR Quarterly Excellence Award (Spring 2021)
  • DEVAR Quarterly Excellence Award (Fall 2021)
  • USF International and Multicultural Education Fellowship
  • Center for Humanizing Education and Research Grant Awardee
Membership and Service
  • UC Davis Health Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Center Facilitator
  • UC Davis Health LGBTQ+ Health Advisory Council Member and Past Vice-Chair
  • Chancellor's Committee on LGBTQIA+ Communities Member and Past Chair
  • Native American Faculty and Staff Association Member
  • Lived Name and Gender Marker Task Force Past Member
  • Chancellor's Next Generation Campus Safety Task Force Past Memeber
  • Cal Aggie Lambda Alumni Association Past President
  • Native American Alumni Association Member