President Mary Schmidt Campbell
A leader in education, the arts, and the public sector for nearly 40 years, Mary Schmidt Campbell, Ph.D., began her tenure as the 10th president of Spelman College Aug. 1, 2015.
Prior to being appointed president, Dr. Campbell was dean emerita of Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and university professor in the Department of Art and Public Policy. In her over two decades as dean, Tisch vaulted to the top echelon of university art schools. While at Tisch, she invented new fields of study, fostered collaboration between art and technology, and increased the diversity of both the faculty and the student body.
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