Karen Crowley Metzinger, MA '97

Executive Director for Marketing & Publications

Comstock 204
(309) 677-2250

BA, English/Secondary Education, University of Notre Dame
MA, Professional Writing, Bradley University


Karen Crowley Metzinger was named editor of Bradley Hilltopics in 2003 after teaching English composition and literature for 16 years at the high school and community college levels. Earlier she was the editor of a crafts magazine and contributing writer at PJS Publications. Karen led the redesign of Bradley Hilltopics in 2004 and Hilltopics Online in 2005. She is responsible for managing all aspects of the magazine from developing the storylines and managing the budget to leading one of the most talented and professional teams on campus. Karen and her husband Bob live in Dunlap and have three children: Bobby, TARA METZINGER ’09, and TRACY METZINGER ’13.

“It is my privilege to seek out and share the good news about our phenomenal alumni, faculty, and students. For the past 12 years I have been thoroughly impressed by the amazing accomplishments of these dedicated constituents. My favorite stories to tell often revolve around the members of our University family who have chosen to serve others and are changing the world with their Bradley educations.”