Hopkins begins as 12th president of Campbellsville University

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — A new era began at Campbellsville University Feb. 1 when Dr. Joseph Hopkins became the university’s 12th president.

Hopkins’ day began at 7:15 a.m. in Ransdell Chapel as he met with his President’s Cabinet, Campbellsville University’s Board of Trustees and School of Theology Dean Dr. John Hurtgen, in a time of focused prayer for this new administration and the future of CU.

A video message was sent to all employees and students at 7:54 a.m. expressing his pride at being a part of the Tiger team and thanking Dr. H. Keith Spears, and the cabinet, for exemplary leadership.

Hopkins said, “If you want to finish well, you need to start well.”

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