Britt Davis was named Vice President for Institutional Advancement & Senior Advisor to the President in January 2011. In this role, he leads the university’s efforts in Development & Fundraising, Alumni Relations, Communications & Marketing, and Government Relations. He also represents the Campbell president’s office in different capacities, including serving as a liaison to various university constituencies and representing the president on university committees and at special events. Prior to this appointment Davis served as Director of Development for the university’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law (2007-2010).
A native of Richmond, Virginia, Davis has earned two degrees from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, including a B.S. in Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies and a Master of Public Administration. He earned a Doctor of Public Administration, emphasis in higher education administration, from Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia.
Prior to joining Campbell, Davis served as President of the Oregon Independent College Foundation, a nonprofit consortium of ten Oregon private colleges and universities. Davis has also served as a Vice President for the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges and held management positions at the Association for Manufacturing Technology, Consumer Electronics Association, and National Recreation & Park Association.
The Campbell Advancement team has achieved record fundraising results over the past decade, including during the Campbell Leads Campaign (2016-2021) where nearly $100 million has been secured to construct the Oscar N. Harris Student Union as well as add significant resources to scholarship endowments to benefit Campbell students.
In addition to his duties at Campbell, Davis also serves on a variety of local boards and advisory committees, including the Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce; Harnett County Economic Development Committee; Harnett County Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Greenway Plan Steering Committee; and the Triangle Literacy Council.