Ashland University President, Dr. Carlos Campo on Claremont Bridge

President Campo chosen to participate in state-level higher education leadership panels

Published on Sep. 22, 2023
Ashland University

ASHLAND, Ohio – Carlos Campo is not only busy leading Ashland University as its president for a ninth academic year, but his service also includes being an advocate for higher education on a regional and national scale throughout the year.

Campo recently was asked to join two other college presidents and lead a panel at the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio (AICUO) Collaborative Conference. As part of the presidential panel, he shared his thoughts on the value of higher education, the impact of most colleges becoming test-optional, how to build momentum and traction with online degree programs, what artificial intelligence means for academic instruction and more hot topics in higher education such as campus safety, campus sustainability efforts and the mental health of today’s students.

Similarly, Campo represented Ashland within the Great Midwest Athletic Conference at the Great Midwest Presidents Leadership panel. During the Sept. 21 event, he discussed how the athletics department aligns with the educational mission of the university, the recruitment and development of the university’s leadership team and initiatives to encourage diversity within athletics and the overall student population among other topics.

Ashland University is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.