Stefan Davis, retired executive director of the IUPUI Office of Alumni Relations and associate vice president of the Indiana University Alumni Association, received the IUPUI 50th Anniversary Chancellor’s Medallion from Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar on January 24, 2019, in honor of his remarkable service to higher education and to the IUPUI campus through his significant contributions to student engagement, alumni relations, scholarship development, and advancement.
Under Davis’ leadership and nurturing, the IUPUI Regatta was established in 2009 as a signature campus tradition at IUPUI that firmly ties the IUPUI campus to the broader Indianapolis community. The IUPUI Stefan S. Davis Regatta Scholarship was created in Davis’ honor to recognize his dedicated service to the campus, the university, and IUPUI’s growing alumni community.
Under his tenure, alumni leadership and programming flourished. Davis is credited with creating the Student Organization for Alumni Relations and the IUPUI Top 100 Outstanding Students, lasting legacies that continue to thrive. Davis continues to be active on campus and serves as a special projects advisor to the IUPUI Office of Community Engagement and the IUPUI Office of Alumni Relations.