New Student Trustee appointed to The University of Akron Board of Trustees


Brooke Campbell, a University of Akron Student Trustee

Brooke Campbell

University of Akron (UA) sophomore Brooke Campbell has been appointed as a Student Trustee by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and will serve on the UA Board of Trustees, effective Aug. 27, 2021. Her term will expire July 1, 2023.

“We are pleased to welcome Brooke and look forward to working with her,” said Joseph M. Gingo, Board chair. “Student Trustees add positive energy, and by sharing their distinct experiences, they help us to make decisions in the best interest of the UA student community.”

“I am honored to have the opportunity to be a Student Trustee and am excited to bring my perspective and experience as a student to the Board,” said Campbell.

Campbell is a graduate of Revere High School and has been an active community volunteer. She recently served as a member of the Ohio Attorney General’s Teen Ambassador Board where she worked with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office to discuss issues affecting Ohioans, such as mental health resources, the opioid epidemic, and COVID-19, and was a member of Junior Leadership Akron where she learned about the local Akron community and became familiar with issues impacting Akron.

At UA she was part of the Emerging Leaders Program and Residence Hall Government, and is currently a research assistant in the Tiered Mentoring Research Program, a volunteer tutor with Zips for Akron Hope, a member of Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity, and acts as the Service Chair for Delta Zeta Sorority.

Campbell has maintained a 4.0 grade point average at UA as a biomedical science major and has been honored as a member of the President’s List and Sigma Lambda Honorary. She also won an A-Key Gold Award at the UA LIFE Awards and is a member of the Williams Honors College.

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