Columbia College Region 4 Director MarJean Knokey recently announced the hiring of Kai Campbell as location director at Columbia College-Salt Lake. Campbell is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the location, including class scheduling and student and faculty recruitment. Campbell was previously the director at the college’s Naval Weapons Station Charleston location.
“We are pleased to have Kai oversee our Salt Lake location,” Knokey said. “She brings great energy and leadership to the position and we are fortunate to have her as part of our Columbia College team.”
Campbell’s experience in higher education is extremely diverse, but a main focus has been in student financial aid. She served as the director of student financial services at The Art Institute of Charlotte in North Carolina from 2004 to 2008 and then assumed a similar position at Alabama A&M from 2008 to 2010. Most recently, Campbell was the director of training, compliance and staff development for Strayer University where she was responsible for the professional development of more than 100 staff members. Campbell holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of South Carolina and master’s degrees in human resources development and business from Webster University.