Denis F. Paul, PhD

Denis F Paul PortraitDr. Denis F. Paul, the new Director of Institutional Advancement at the University, is also a professor in the Department of Liberal Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences at St. George’s University.

Dr. Paul is a native of St. David’s, Grenada. After more than 40 years of living in the U.S. and the U.S. Virgin Islands, he returned to Grenada, where he has served as principal of the T. A. Marryshow Community College and as a consultant to the Ministry of Education, the National Insurance Scheme, the Gravel Concrete Emulsion Production Corporation, and the Agency for Rural Transformation.

For eight years prior to returning to Grenada, Dr. Paul was Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), where he was responsible for all academic programs, including the graduate and undergraduate degree programs, the libraries, and the Reichhold Center for the Arts.

He also worked as Assistant Commissioner for Higher Education Academic Review for the Regents of New York State, where he was responsible for quality assurance and program evaluation in the 250 colleges and universities in the state. Dr. Paul served the City University of New York as Associate Dean for Academic Programs, and as the Acting President of Medgar Evers College from 1980 to 1982.

Dr. Paul, who has spent more than 30 years in higher education, is an alumnus of Brooklyn College and has a doctorate degree in chemistry from the Graduate School of the City University of New York.

Dr. Paul’s favorite athletic activities are swimming and hiking. He is an accomplished videographer and is competent in the use of the latest digital and computer technology. His video of the Virgin Islands is sold widely in the Virgin Islands. He is married to Kay Simon, and is the father of two children, Thomas Paul and Amelia Seel.

Published on 10/06/2004