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Dr. Carlos Campo
Dr. Carlos Campo is a leading voice in the national Hispanic community, advocating for increased college access and success for Hispanic students. He is also focused on the use of technology to reduce costs and improve results for all university-level students. Dr. Campo received his Ph.D. from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where his dissertation on playwright Arthur Miller won the “Dissertation of the Year” award. He went on to serve as the Dean of Arts and Letters at the College of Southern Nevada, then their Chief Academic Officer. In 2008, he moved to Regent University, and served as their CAO for two years before taking on the presidency at Regent for three years.

He is now leading the educational are for the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference.

Dr. Campo currently serves on educational and scholarly boards and organizations, among them the Urban League of Hampton Roads, Elevate Early Education (E3), the International Shakespeare Association and the Arthur Miller Society.

Entries by Dr. Carlos Campo

Life's Large Promises: Fred Exley's Homage to Frank Gifford

(0) Comments | Posted August 24, 2015 | 7:28 AM

When news of Frank Gifford's recent death came to me, I, like other literary types (you know, self absorbed, sullen, given to drink and dark clothing) immediately thought of Fred Exley's painful memoir, A Fan's Notes, which is surely one of American letters' great achievements. When asked what the book...

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Note to Christian Education Activists: The Common Core is not the Enemy, for Heaven's Sake

(1) Comments | Posted March 22, 2014 | 3:13 PM

The history of Christian activism is far from entirely positive, but Christians should be proud of their roles in the fight for the abolition of slavery, Civil Rights, and in the contemporary pro-life movement. Unfortunately, many Christians have unleashed their scorn upon the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), calling them...

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A Few Surprises at the President's Higher Ed Summit

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2014 | 10:00 AM

Higher education leaders are generally responding positively to President Obama's recent "College Opportunity Summit," as the president and first lady reinforced their ongoing commitment to improving potential college students' access and success. At the event -- which featured more than 100 college presidents who signed pledges that their...

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That Sound You Hear Is the Online Education Pendulum Swinging Back Toward Quality

(0) Comments | Posted April 2, 2013 | 5:37 PM

In Edgar Allen Poe's famous short story, "The Pit and The Pendulum," the narrator imagines breaking free and stopping the steel "crescent" as it lowers inexorably toward his breast: "I would have seized and attempted to arrest the pendulum. I might as well have attempted to arrest an avalanche!" Those...

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A Challenge to College Students for 2013: Don't Waste Your 6,570

(1) Comments | Posted January 29, 2013 | 1:40 PM

With the month of January coming to a close, there is nothing less needed than another essay on resolutions for 2013, but how about a challenge? Something to awaken us from the somnambulance of habit -- habits borne of thousands of years of "academic tradition" and inexorable human apathy:


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Online Education: The Margarine of the 21st Century

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2012 | 5:26 PM

As Margaret Visser makes clear in her classic work, Much Depends on Dinner, margarine has always battled negative perceptions as it has tried to unseat butter from its epicurean throne as the spread of distinction. She recounts that the magnificent Butter Tower of Rouen Cathedral was built with money which...

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Why We Need to Reduce College Tuition

(3) Comments | Posted September 25, 2012 | 6:41 PM

A recent edition of Newsweek features a photo of a half dozen coeds holding placards that ostensibly reflect their individual indebtedness, each of them staring into the camera with dour looks. The cover asks, "Is College a Lousy Investment?" a question that Americans are asking more and more these days....

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