Deborah Agee

Deborah Agee leaning on tree

Position Title
Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management


Deborah Agee serves as the Interim Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management (EM). In this role, she oversees Undergraduate Outreach, Recruitment, and Admissions, Financial Aid and Scholarships, the University Registrar, and EM Analytics, and Administration and Operations. Deborah joined UC Davis in June of 2013 as the Executive Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships. Immediately prior, she served as Assistant Director in the Office of Financial Aid at the University of Texas at Austin.

Deborah has held a variety of roles over her more than 30 years of experience working in higher education. She began her professional life at Texas Guaranteed, a public non-profit corporation that supported the Federal Family Education Loan Program. During her tenure, she rose through the ranks from Policy Specialist to Associate Vice President of Strategy and Planning. From there, she moved on to Sallie Mae where she served as a Senior Vice President in its consulting arm. Through her work in policy and compliance, strategy and planning, as well as change management, she has gained insights and skills that serve our students, their families, and her colleagues here at UC Davis.

Deborah holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Political Science from Texas A&M University-Commerce, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Texas Tech University Center for Public Service where she was a Jacob Javits Fellow. She also holds the Strategic Enrollment Management Professional Endorsement through the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)