Daniel Terry, Ed.D.
Director of Undergraduate Academic Initiatives
Office of the Provost │ Academy of Tomorrow
As an administrator in the Office of the Provost, Dr. Terry leads University-wide initiatives that center on student success, learning, and integrative thinking. He serves as course director for TCU’s first-year student success seminar, Introduction to University Life, is the founding director of the University’s ePortfolio initiative, FrogFolio, and directs an annual interdisciplinary conference, Frog Forum, where students from across majors explore and discover approaches to a complex, real-world problem. He works closely with administrators, faculty, and staff on these and other initiatives to facilitate and assess student learning, identity development, and cognitive growth.
Terry is a graduate of Baylor University, Truett Theological Seminary, Wake Forest University, and TCU, and his executive leadership training is from Harvard University’s Institutes for Higher Education. In addition to his administrative work, he is an adjunct professor in the John V. Roach Honors College at TCU, where he was a finalist for Honors Professor of the Year in 2018. He also teaches in the Higher Education Administration graduate program at TCU and another metroplex university. His research interests and conference presentations cover such subjects as metacognition, pedagogy, spirituality in higher education, educational philosophy, leadership development, digital education, curriculum theory, and identity development. He loves ideas and enjoys designing structures that help students reflect upon, integrate, and deepen their learning.