Bradley University elects new chairman to Board of Trustees

By WEEK Reporter

Bradley University elects new chairman to Board of Trustees

January 28, 2013 Updated Jan 28, 2013 at 3:08 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Bradley University announced Monday that Bradley alumnus Robert Turner has been elected chairman to the University's Board of Trustees.

Turner has been a member of the Board since 1998. He was raised in Yates City, Illinois. He received a Bachelor's Degree in accounting in 1977 and a MBA the following year.

Turner is the the chairman and chief investment officer of Turner Investments LP in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, a firm he co-founded in 1990.

The Board of Trustees also elected Douglas S. Stewart, regional president of PNC, its vice chairman.

He has served on the board since 2003 and has been chairman of the Advancement Committee since 2007, and member of the Student Affairs and Executive committees.

Stewart earned an MBA from Bradley in 1979. He is a resident of Germantown Hills, Illinois.

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