Terry L. Mills, PhD

Terry Mills, PhD is the former inaugural assistant provost for diversity and inclusion, and chief diversity officer at John Carroll University, University Heights, OH. Currently, he serves as project director for the John Carroll First in the world grant that focuses on factors associated with student success and thriving.

Prior to joining John Carroll, he served as dean of humanities and social science at Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA; and associate dean for minority affairs at the University of Florida.

Dr. Mills is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, the 2009 recipient of the Outstanding Mentor Award from the GSA Taskforce on Minority Issues in Aging, and a 2005 recipient of the William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Award from the Florida Education Fund/McKnight Doctoral Fellows Program.  Previously, he served as a mentor and member of the external advisory council for the NIA-funded Deep South RCMAR (Morehouse School of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Tuskegee University, and the University of Alabama); and presently serves on the external advisory committee for the Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology.