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Lisa Perry


Lisa Perry
Director

Students First Center

Lisa Perry, MA, is director of UC Merced’s Students First Center (SFC). She has been with the SFC since the campus opened in fall 2005 and is a key player in the development and implementation of the unit, which primarily serves the Offices of Admissions, Financial and Scholarships and Registration. Perry is a graduate of California State University, Chico, and has worked in all three tiers of California’s higher education system. She authored a chapter titled “What was it like? Being in the Pioneer Class at UC Merced,” which appeared in New Directions for Higher Education Special Issue: From Rangeland to Research University: The Birth of University of California, Merced.  In addition to her work in enrollment services, Perry also volunteers as the campus’s Cheer Coach.