Alumnus, Legal Expert Named 
President of Bradley University

Peoria, IL - October 16, 2015 - Today the Bradley University Board of Trustees announced alumnus and legal expert Gary R. Roberts as the 11th president of the University.

Roberts graduated from Bradley in 1970 with a B.A. in economics.  He received his J.D. in 1975 from Stanford University.  He is currently Dean Emeritus and Gerald L. Bepko Professor of Law of the McKinney School of Law at Indiana University in Indianapolis, where he served as Dean from 2007-2013.  Prior to that, he spent 24 years at Tulane University Law School.  

Roberts has practiced law throughout his academic career with a focus on antitrust and sports law. He is considered one of the foremost sports law experts and scholars in the country. 

While a student at Bradley, he was an active member of the debate team, one of the four members of the five-time undefeated College Bowl Team and was actively involved in student government, being president of his sophomore class, student-body treasurer during his junior year and a member of the student supreme court his senior year. 

Click here to learn more about Roberts and this announcement.             
Dr. Stanley R. Liberty will continue to serve as interim president until January 1.  
Renee Charles , University Spokesperson & Executive Director of PR

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