Members of Truman’s alumni chapters and clubs devote time and effort planning events, serving in leadership roles, supporting current students, and initiating fun and innovative ways to bring alumni together. This award singles out a volunteer leader who has gone above and beyond the call of duty.
2018 Bulldog Forever Volunteer of the Year:
Phillip Campbell (’06)
Phillip Campbell was inspired and influenced by his time at Truman State University to become a higher education professional. Currently, Phil serves as manager of admissions and enrollment services at the Meramec campus of St. Louis Community College. Prior to this role, he worked at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale in a variety of positions within New Student Programs and as a first-year adviser at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Phil has served on the executive board of the St. Louis Chapter of the Truman Alumni Association, most recently as secretary. A member of the class of 2006, Phil holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology/anthropology. He also has a Master of Science degree in education from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. As a Bulldog, Phil held leadership positions in Residence Life and Blue Key Honor Society, among many other organizations.
Phil’s professional experience demonstrates an ongoing commitment to develop students, clients, and stakeholders through the intentional merger of curricular and co-curricular experiences to support and enhance learning. He enjoys photography, theater, writing, and exploring new nooks and crannies in St. Louis.Homecoming Information
Past Recipients of the Bulldog Forever Volunteer of the Year Award
- 2017: Gerald Hollingsworth (’67) & Karol Hollingsworth
- 2016: Marsha Redmon (’79)
- 2016: Chris Wiedmeyer (’96)
- 2015: Naomal “Vid” Vidyasagara (’92)
- 2014: Michael A. Wilson (’91)
- 2013: Tania Cook (’85)
- 2012: Will Sass (’72, ’77)