Alvin C. Merritt Boyd

Alvin Boyd
Special Assistant to the NTID President
NTID Diversity and Inclusion
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Dr. Boyd is special assistant to the president for Diversity and Inclusion. In this role, he manages NTID diversity initiatives and communications. He also works closely with RIT’s Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion on implementation of NTID-specific Inclusive Excellence initiatives.

He is a graduate of Delgado Community College in New Orleans and South University and A & M College in Baton Rouge. He studied in NTID’s American Sign Language-English Interpretation program and graduated from NTID’s Master of Science program in Secondary Education for Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. He holds a doctor of education degree from St. John Fisher College.

He previously worked in NTID’s Pre-College Outreach and Science and Mathematics Departments. Mr. Boyd also is an instructor in NTID’s Business Studies Department. He mentors African American, Latino American and Native American (AALANA) students and volunteers for the NTID’s outreach programs.

He is a member of RIT’s AALANA Faculty & Staff Association and advisory member of the NTID Diversity Group and NTID Deaf Professional Advisory Group.