Campbell University President J. Bradley Creed will speak at a series of events across North Carolina and the Southeast this fall and winter to give alumni and friends insight into the University’s strategic plan.
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Throughout a series of interviews with Campbell.edu, Dr. Jerry M. Wallace has talked about how his childhood, college and preaching experiences influenced him and helped shaped his tenure as Campbell’s president. In the fifth installment, Wallace talks about the past 12 years as president.
In the 4th part of a series of interview, Jerry Wallace talks about how he eventually ended up Campbell’s president, even though he never envisioned holding the position.
After graduating from East Carolina University and Southeastern Seminary, Campbell University President Wallace served as the pastor of Elizabethtown Baptist Church for 16 years and completed his master’s and doctorate degrees in sociology at North Carolina State University. In 1970, he began serving as an adjunct sociology professor at Campbell University before joining the university full time in 1975 as chair of the religion department. In the third part of a series of interviews, President Wallace talks about his why he made the move to higher education, how he approaches teaching, and how his experiences at Elizabethtown Baptist Church still influence him.