Dr. Sam L. Engel

Assistant Dean
School of Education
Office Address:
Taylor Hall
Room 201
Mailing Address:
PO Box 369
Buies Creek, NC 27506


Dr. Engel arrived at Campbell University in the fall of 1999. He has served as the assistant dean beginning August of 2004. Currently, his primary duties include coordinating the graduate programs (Coordinator of the Initial Plus Masters Programs and licensure only programs), he is also a lead in the development of the EPP assessment system and serves as the CAEP Coordinator. He teaches the school law course of which many candidates from across the graduate programs are required to complete.


  • 1993 University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IllinoisPh.D., Education
  • 1992 University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IllinoisGeneral Administrative Certificate (Type 75 - Illinois)
  • 1986 University of Illinois at Springfield,Springfield, IllinoisMA., History
  • 1983 Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois
  • B.A., History with Teacher Licensure
  • 32 years of experience working across several various levels of education (public high school as a teacher and as an assistant principal


  • developed and taught online social studies courses, university professor, and assistant dean of a school of education)
  • Developed and taught the early online secondary social studies courses for the Cumberland County Schools (1999 to 2008)


  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • National Council for the Social Studies
  • Served on Board of Directors for the Chessington Subdivision Homeowners Association
  • Served on the Storm and Rainwater Committee for Morrisville, NC