Nicholas Campana appointed as Student Trustee


Nicholasweb.jpgOhio Gov. Mike DeWine has named Nicholas Campana of Dayton, Ohio, as a Student Trustee at The University of Akron (UA) effective July 28, 2023. His term will expire July 1, 2025. He fills the vacancy of Brooke Campbell, whose term ended July 1.

“We are pleased to welcome Nicholas to the Board of Trustees,” said Lewis W. Adkins Jr., chair of the UA Board of Trustees. “As a Student Trustee, his contributions will hold immense significance, as they provide us with invaluable insights into the student experience. Such insights empower the Board to make well-informed and impactful decisions concerning the governance of our esteemed University."

Campana, a sophomore majoring in political science at the University, previously served as the student body president at Butler High School in Vandalia, Ohio. As an active member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, Campana has held essential roles, such as chief financial officer and vice president of philanthropy, where he spearheaded the successful organization of the "Clean Up Akron" initiative, mobilizing undergraduate students to make a positive difference in the community.

"I am extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to be a Student Trustee and am eager to use my skills and experience to aid the Board and The University of Akron," Campana remarked. 

His parents are Jerome and Lindsay Campana of Dayton.

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