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June 17, 2014
Dr. Shipman joins Campbell Law as registrar

RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard has announced that Dr. Connie Shipman has joined the law school as registrar. She brings a wealth of experience in higher education, including registrar services and enrollment into her role at the law school.

As registrar Dr. Shipman oversees, manages, and coordinates all student records, registration, grade reporting, and transcripts.

“Dr. Shipman was selected from a wide pool of professional and qualified candidates,” said Leonard. “Her impressive resume, filled with administrative experience in various levels of higher education, and demonstrated commitment to students throughout her career position her for tremendous success with us.”

Dr. Shipman arrived at Campbell Law after serving as the campus registrar for the Durham, N.C. ITT-Technical Institute campus. Prior to that she served in a variety of roles for DeVry University over the course of several years, including visiting professor, supervisor of registrar services, team lead of new student administrative services and registrar services, team lead of new student registration, and academic records coordinator. Dr. Shipman has also served as a graduate program liaison and program support associate at East Carolina University, project coordinator for Parents for Public Schools of Pitt County, a consultant to the Washington County Child Advocacy Council, program director for the Bertie County Partnership for Children, and adjunct professor at Martin Community College.  

“Goal setting is a necessary component to the attainment of dreams,” said Dr. Shipman. “I am excited to play a role in helping Campbell Law students set and achieve goals in their pursuit of practicing law."

Throughout her career, Dr. Shipman has worked collaboratively to raise more than $325,000 in grants related to educational opportunities. She has also been actively involved in several community service organizations in both North Carolina and Illinois, holding leadership positions with the Koinonia Christian Center and Guardian ad Litem in N.C. She is passionate about higher education and advocacy against child abuse and neglect. In her spare time, she likes to read fictional novels, travel, and write poetry.

Dr. Shipman holds a B.S. and M.P.A. from East Carolina University. She completed her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Argosy University in June 2013.

Since its founding in 1976, Campbell Law School 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 3,650 alumni, including more than 2,500 who reside and work in North Carolina. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit




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