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May 10, 2011
Hendrix Named Senior Director of Development

RALEIGH, N.C. – Melodye Hendrix has been named Senior Director of Development for the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. She will oversee development, alumni relations and communications to include all aspects of fundraising, annual fund and major gifts for the law school.

Hendrix comes to Campbell Law from the Duke University School of Medicine where she was Director of Development. At Duke, she oversaw the Medical Annual Fund, the Davison Club, and traditional giving, and played a key role in the School of Medicine Learning Center Capital Campaign.
Prior to her time at Duke, Ms. Hendrix was at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando, where she was director of alumni relations in the College of Business Administration. She also served as director of development for the college and was an adjunct faculty member in the Nicholson School of Communication where she taught public speaking. Prior to her work at UCF, she was a corporate spokesperson for Progress Energy, worked in health care marketing and communications, and was a television news reporter. She holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting and a master’s in interpersonal communication from UCF.
“We are extremely pleased that Melodye has joined the Law School as our Senior Director of Development,” said Dean Melissa Essary. “She brings a wealth of experience in both development and alumni activities. We’re delighted to have her here building the future of Campbell Law.”
About Campbell Law School: Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. The School has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,200 alumni, including 2,200 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 21 years, Campbell Law’s record of success on the North Carolina Bar Exam has been unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit 

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