AAC&U announced today the appointment of Kathryn Peltier Campbell as Senior Academic Editor and Editor, Liberal Education and Diversity & Democracy. Campbell most recently served as Senior Editor for Equity and Civic Engagement and Director of Member Communications and has overseen the development and editorial direction of Diversity & Democracy, AAC&U’s quarterly publication on diversity, equity, global learning, and civic engagement.
Campbell joined AAC&U in 2007 and has edited numerous AAC&U periodicals including Diversity & Democracy (previously Diversity Digest) and On Campus with Women, as well as other AAC&U publications such as America’s Unmet Promise: The Imperative for Equity in Higher Education (Witham et al. 2015), General Education Transformed: How We Can, Why We Must (Gaston 2015), and Assessing Underserved Students’ Engagement in High Impact Practices (Finley and McNair 2013).
Campbell earned her master’s in English from the University of Virginia, where she participated in the English department’s American Studies interdisciplinary program. She also earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Virginia, graduating with high honors in English Language and Literature and completing a second major in physics.