(BALTIMORE, Md.) – A new director of mission & ministry at Notre Dame of Maryland University brings a wealth of leadership experience in providing spiritual direction and pastoral care to college students.
Julia Campagna will lead the Office of Mission & Ministry and work with the President’s Office to assist the NDMU community with integrating the University’s mission into their lived experience. She will serve on the Division of Student Life leadership team, as she works to create a vibrant and active campus ministry program designed to provide support to enhance students’ spiritual development. The office's programs include inter-religious retreats, individual spiritual direction, and guidance for campus ministry groups.
"I am excited to accompany NDMU students in becoming their fullest selves, exploring what they believe, and seeking the work of justice in the world," she said. "I am looking forward to working with so many people who live out the NDMU mission. Together, I believe that we can continue to build an inclusive community that celebrates the experiences, identities, and development of all members of the NDMU community."
Campagna was previously university minister at the University of San Diego (USC), serving undergraduate and graduate students from various faith backgrounds. Before that, she was associate university minister at USC and a graduate assistant for the campus ministry program at Boston College.
She holds a Master of Divinity from Boston College and a Master of Business Administration from the University of San Diego, where she also earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations/theology & religious studies.
Established in 1895, Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU) is a private, Catholic institution in Baltimore, Maryland, with the mission to educate leaders to transform the world. Notre Dame has been named one of the best "Regional Universities North" by U.S. News & World Report.