High Achievers among Alumni, Faculty, Staff

The Bradley community excels whether in a public office, private industry or on campus. Joining approximately 200 members of the Centurion Society this year are the governor of Kansas and a top executive at business giant Amazon.

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Laura Kelly '71

The first Bradley graduate elected governor of a state, Kelly has served as governor of Kansas since 2019 after spending many years in the state Senate.

“As it turned out, what I had done is make the best decision of my life. It was because of my time at Bradley that I decided I wanted to devote my life to public service.”

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David Bozeman ’91

Vice president of Amazon Transportation Services since 2017 and a current Bradley trustee, Bozeman had executive roles with Caterpillar Inc. and Harley-Davidson Motor Company and was the 2007 Outstanding Young Graduate.

“I came down to Bradley sight unseen ... But that started my story. I learned I had to mature and Bradley shaped that. This mid-major school punches above its weight.”

Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumna

Laura Kelly ’71

Outstanding Young Graduate

Skyy Calice ’11

Lydia Moss Bradley Award

David Fahrenkamp ’75

Faculty Awards

Caterpillar Faculty Achievement Awards for Scholarship

Udo Schnupf, assistant professor, Mund-Lagowski Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Samuel Rothberg Professional Excellence Award

Devin Murphy, associate professor of English

Charles M. Putnam Award for Excellence in Teaching

Anthony Hermann, professor of psychology

Frances C. Mergen Award for Public Service

Brad McMillan, executive director, Institute for Principled Leadership in Public Service

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