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Robert Campbell Elected Clarkson University Trustee
Robert A. Campbell of Highland Park, Texas, and Grantham, N.H., retired regional managing partner & CEO of Deloitte Asia Pacific, has been elected to Clarkson University’s board of trustees. He will serve on the audit and academic affairs committees.
A native of Lachute, Quebec, Campbell received his bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Clarkson in 1961. He earned an MBA in finance from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1966 and became a Certified Public Accountant in New York State in 1968.
He began his career with Deloitte (then Touche Ross & Co) in Montreal upon graduation from Clarkson in 1961. Campbell became a partner in 1975. Over the years, he held professional and leadership roles in Montreal, Rochester, Tokyo, Milwaukee, Dallas, U.S. headquarters and throughout the Asia-Pacific Region.
His community activities have included advisory roles for Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business, Marquette University's Department of Accounting and Clarkson's School of Business.
Campbell has served on the boards of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Milwaukee and of Dallas, Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation, the American School in Japan, the Greenhill School of Dallas and the Arthritis Foundation National Board.
Campbell and his wife, Cynthia, a graduate of SUNY Potsdam, spend their winters in Dallas, Texas, and summers in Grantham, N.H. They have three children and six grandchildren.
Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.
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