Candace Campbell Jackson
Vice President and Chief of Staff
Candace Campbell Jackson has worked with The University of Akron’s senior leadership team since joining UA in 2003 as an assistant to the president. In 2007, she was promoted to her current post. In addition to advising the president on vital issues, Campbell Jackson handles budget, scheduling, staffing and operations for the Office of the President. She also works in collaboration with other vice presidents on University-wide operations and programs, and for leading strategic University partnerships and initiatives.
Prior to joining UA, Campbell Jackson was with the law firm of Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs. She earned a B.S. in Journalism at Howard University and a law degree at The University of Akron.