Bradley Taps Butler University Dean As Next President

Mar 12, 2020

Bradley University has named Stephen Standifird as its 12th president.

Standifird is currently the dean of Butler University's Andre B. Lacy School of Business in Indianapolis. He starts his new job June 15. 

Current president Gary Roberts retires in May. 

Standifird also previously worked as the dean of the business school at the University of Evansville, and an associate dean at the University of San Diego. 

Standifird earned his bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Purdue University. He earned an MBA from Northwestern University, and a doctorate in organization studies from the University of Oregon. 

His wife Vivian is CFO at Rehab Medical, Inc. He has two young daughters.