Daniel Palm

Associate Member / Flinn-Brown Fellow
Associate Vice President for Global Affairs and CEO of UA Global Operations ,
University of Arizona

Daniel Palm leads the Arizona Worldwide office at the University of Arizona’s Global Center. He is responsible for expanding the university’s reputation globally through the development of large-scale academic programs with international collaborators; supporting and increasing enrollments of international students in all educational modalities; and spearheading international mobility opportunities for University of Arizona students.

Palm joined the University of Arizona after successfully serving as the Senior International Officer at Northern Arizona University. During his tenure, NAU’s Center for International Education was awarded the IIE Andrew Heiskell award for Innovation in International Education, climbed to 6th in the nation for the number of students engaged in long-term study abroad and grew its national and international prominence, generating $45 million annually.

In 2019 Palm was appointed by Arizona Governor Ducey to the Board of Directors of the Arizona-Mexico Commission and in 2020 was selected by the Arizona Center for Civic Engagement as a Flinn-Brown Fellow. He is a fluent speaker of Mandarin Chinese, received his undergraduate degree from Northern Arizona University and master’s degree in Leading Innovation and Change from York St. John University in York, England.