Dr. Adam C. Wright serves as President of Dallas Baptist University. Previously he served at DBU as Vice President of Advancement, as well as Vice President and Dean of the Cook School of Leadership, where he provided academic leadership and taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. As dean and a faculty member, he has taught numerous courses in higher education, leadership, and global studies, supervised doctoral research, shaped curriculum, and launched new programs.
Dr. Wright earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, a Master of Education in Higher Education, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership Studies from DBU. During Dr. Wright’s doctoral work, he was installed as a member of the Epsilon Phi Chapter of Phi Beta Delta, an Honor Society for International Scholars. Dr. Wright also serves as a faculty sponsor for Omicron Delta Kappa, a leadership society at DBU, since 2014.
Dr. Wright and his wife, Candice, have two daughters, Abigail Grace and Katherine Elizabeth. They are members at Park Cities Baptist Church and teach Sunday school each weekend.