Teri Bump is the Vice President of University Relations & Student Affairs for American Campus Communities, the first publicly traded student housing REIT.
Teri presents nationally on university trends and issues and has delivered educational sessions and keynotes for ACE, NASPA, ACUHO-I, NACUBO, NIRSA, ACPA, NACAS, NASAP, and APPA. She currently serves on the faculty for Chema’s Women’s Leadership Institute and SACUBO’s Chief Business Officer Institute and has presented at NASPA’s Manicur Symposium, Aspiring, Escaleras and New SSAO Institutes. Teri is a past ACUHO-I and ACPA Foundation Board trustee and currently serves on the NACAS Education Foundation Board and the ACPA Senior Student Affairs Officer Advisory Board. She has also written for the ACUHO-I Talking Stick, NACAS Journal, the NASPA Leadership Exchange and participated in the “21st Century Project”. In 2007 she was awarded the ACUHO-I Corporate Friend Award for service to the association, the Business Partner of the Year Award at the 2007 national NACAS conference, the 2010 ACPA and 2015 NACAS West Business Partner of the Year Awards. In 2014 she was honored for her service to the African American Male & Female Summits at the national conference and received the 2016 Diamond Honoree Award from ACPA and the 2017 Pilliar of the Profession from NASPA for her service to the student affairs profession.
Prior to joining American Campus Communities in 1991, Teri served Boston University, Oberlin College, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, Alfred University and SUNY Oswego in student affairs. Teri received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from SUNY Oswego and her master’s in College Student Development from Alfred University.