AACRAO Black Caucus

Karen Simpson-Alisca, AACRAO Black Caucus Member

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  • Meet the Members


    Meet the Members

    Cecil Dean Campbell, Ed.D. playbutton2

    Assistant Dean for Academic Services
    The Graduate College, North Carolina A&T State University
    Cecil Campbell Black Caucus

    An AACRAO member since 2008, and a member of the Black Caucus since 2012, Cecil Dean Campbell brings a wealth of experience to both his role and AACRAO on a whole. As a "black and African-American administrator who has worked in both the PWI and HBCU context" he believes that alongside being a role model, he is better able to advocate for students of color by implementing procedures that challenge the status quo.

    His role models:

    1. His father, Lloyd Campbell.

    2. Dr. Tony Evans for his spiritual leadership and integrity.

    3. Dr. George Washington Carver for his commitment to innovation and excellence in experiential education.

    Fun fact? He enjoys classical music along the lines of Bach and Chopin.

Our Mission

With over eighty members, this is one of our largest caucuses. The Black Caucus supports professional development, networking, and the discussion of issues affecting black students and professionals throughout college and university communities. The Caucus engages in identifying solutions to issues surrounding access as well as examining ways to enhance and increase the representation of both black students and professionals within colleges and universities. 

AACRAO's Black Caucus membership is open to all AACRAO members interested in advancing the black community by facilitating community building, the exchange of ideas and information addressing critical issues, promoting leadership development and scholarship opportunities. They convene at our Annual Meeting every year to discuss goals and visions that they have for their institutions, and to exchange ideas to build a better tomorrow. 


Black Caucus Chair

Kristy Goodwin, Director of College Pathways Program | Governors State University

Please fill out the form below to join the Black Caucus. After submission, a Caucus member will contact you with next steps.