Chris Campbell, wearing glasses and a blue shirt with a striped tie, is introduced as the Deaf Equity and Accessibility Program Director at the University of Rochester. The announcement is made by Innivee Strategies, with their logo and website displayed.

Chris Campbell selected as University of Rochester Deaf Equity and Accessibility Program Director

The University of Rochester hired Mr. Chris Campbell as the University of Rochester Deaf Equity and Accessibility Program Director. He was selected from a competitive pool of interested applicants. 

We wish to extend our gratitude to the University of Rochester Interview Committee and the UR staff and community members who are contributing to the search process, for their commitment and support of this process. 

Chris will visit the University of Rochester campus on June 10, 2024, at 11:30 am EST at the 209 Computer Science Building located between Gordon Hall and Hutcherson Hall at the plaza level. During his visit, he will engage with key groups, and tour the campus. We invite and encourage University of Rochester community members to attend the event to meet the new Deaf Equity and Accessibility Program Director and demonstrate the campus’s strong support for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. ASL interpreters and CART captioning will be provided.

More information about Mr. Chris Campbell can be found below:

Chris Campbell

Chris Campbell, a white man with glasses, and a goatee  looks directly ahead with a blue collared shirt and blue and orange pattered tie.

Chris Campbell is a seasoned professional with over 28 years of experience in corporate and higher education roles and a strong background in advocating for accessibility and equity for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people. Chris earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in 1996 and his Master’s degree in Computer Information Systems from the University of Phoenix in 2000. Currently the Director of Operations for RIT/NTID’s Department of Access Services (DAS), Chris has over 5 years of experience in the provision of access services; DAS provides an average of 130,000 hours of interpreting and 25,000 hours of real-time captioning services. In addition, Chris has over 7 years of experience teaching and mentoring Deaf and Hard of Hearing students at RIT/NTID. He resides in Rochester with his DeafBlind spouse, Rhonda, and Deaf children, Cody and Danika.