» Interim Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Rebecca R. Campos

Rebecca Campos, a seasoned executive in Human Resources (HR), currently holds the position of Chapman University's Interim Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (VP|CHRO). Her return from a distinguished five-year retirement marked a pivotal moment as she took on the task to lead and shape the landscape of HR during this leadership transition.

Previously, Rebecca successfully led the HR department at Chapman University, where she held the title of Vice President of Human Resources from July 2009 to June 2018. Over nine years, she provided invaluable guidance and strategic leadership to the HR team, creating comprehensive strategic plans and effectively implementing various departmental initiatives.

A remarkable HR career in Higher Education preceded Rebecca's journey to Chapman University including positions in HR leadership at Caltech, Whittier College, and Occidental College. Her impactful role as the Director of Human Resources at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens showcased her knack for transformative leadership and adept management in dynamic environments.

While enjoying her retirement from Chapman, Rebecca, was driven by a deep commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of others. She actively engaged with non-profit organizations and her local church, notably holding the position of Chair of the HR Committee and Treasurer on the Board of Directors for Whittier First Day. This non-profit organization empowers individuals experiencing homelessness through educational programs and services, fostering self-sufficiency. Additionally, Rebecca plays a pivotal role in the Presbytery of Los Ranchos, contributing her expertise as a member of the Staff Relations Committee and the Committee of Ministry.

At Chapman University, Rebecca's return was met with enthusiasm as she again assumed HR team leadership. Her mission remains unwavering: championing the Chapman community by enhancing the employee experience through innovative HR strategies and practices. Under her expert guidance, the HR team continues to serve as a pillar of support, fostering a thriving work environment that benefits both individuals and the institution.

Interim Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Rebecca R. Campos

Interim Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Rebecca R. Campos