The Interdenominational Theological Center has named Staphea Campbell as Interim Vice President of the Office of Institutional Advancement (OIA). Campbell officially assumed her position on February 11, 2019.
“It is with great joy and anticipation of her leadership that I welcome Mrs. Staphea Campbell to the ITC leadership team as Interim Vice President of OIA”, stated ITC President Rev. Dr. Edward L. Wheeler. “Ms. Campbell will lead a team of professionals in the work of ITC reconnecting to its stakeholders, the broader community and potential supporters. She brings a wealth of experience and success to her new position”.
Campbell will work with the President and the executive leadership team to plan for and execute strategic initiatives that are pertinent to building and sustaining both social and financial capital for the institution. She will work closely with the President to achieve the success of ITC’s mission to “educate students who commit to practicing justice and peace through a liberating and transforming spirituality to become leaders in the church and local/global communities.”
“I am delighted to join The Interdenominational Theological Center community,” stated Staphea Campbell ITC Interim Vice President of the Office of Institutional Advancement. “It is a community so rich in history and service to mankind. I have worked in the education industry over twenty years, and ITC is unique and in a class by itself with endless opportunities to impact the future in ministry and Christian leadership.”
Campbell comes to ITC with a wealth of fundraising experience spanning over twenty years. Prior to her new position at ITC, Campbell served as the Executive Director for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff National Alumni Association, Inc. and Development Officer for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. She managed 42 alumni chapters throughout the U.S and worked closely with each chapter president to help increase membership and chapter involvement. As a Development Officer for the University, Campbell was a member of the development team that played a major role in the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff receiving a $2.5 million donation- the largest private gift in the school’s history.
Staphea Campbell earned her BS from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and is committed to giving back to her alma mater. In 2014, she and her husband established an endowed scholarship at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to assist students majoring in the arts and sciences field.