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Bradley Creates Racial Equity Advisory Group

ABOVE: Work has begun on upgrades to the Garrett Center, including new tiles, carpet, doors and paint, along with a tribute to Romeo B. Garrett M.A. ’47, Bradley’s first African American professor.

In June, Bradley announced the formation of its Racial Equity Advisory Group, led by community leader Glenn R. Ross MBA ’87. The group will provide input and work closely with President Stephen Standifird to identify actions and initiatives to create a more inclusive campus environment. Additional participants include:

  • Steve Lewis ’72 retired Ford Motor Co. executive; board member, Bradley University Black Alumni Alliance (BUBAA); Foster College of Business National Council of Advisors
  • Tracy Walker ’99 program administrator at the University of Chicago; president of the Bradley University Black Alumni Alliance (BUBAA)
  • Michelle Mills Clement ’03 president of the Chicago Realtors Association, current member of Bradley University Board of Trustees and past president of BUBAA
  • Matt Noe ’02 executive director of Global MyHR Delivery and Employee Relations at SC Johnson and president of the Bradley University Alumni Association
  • Adrian Alvarez ’89 president of the Bradley Association of International and Latino Alumni (BAILA)
  • Michele Sullivan ’87 MBA ’89 former president of the Caterpillar Foundation and author of the book “Looking Up”
  • Norris Chase executive director of Bradley’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Angie Cooksy ’07 director of undergraduate admissions at Bradley
  • Alison Morrissey associate vice president for advancement at Bradley
  • Karen Carty assistant athletics director – marketing and fan engagement at Bradley
  • Kayla White ’22 current Bradley student and student admission representative
  • Emma Hoyhta ’21 current Bradley student and student body president
  • Nailah Brown ’22 current Bradley student and president of the Black Student Alliance
  • Charles Myers ’22 current Bradley student and past president of the Black Student Alliance
  • Jessica Fragoso ’21 current Bradley student and past president – Latinx Caucus
  • Pierre Paul ’19 current Bradley graduate student and residence hall director
  • To be determined Bradley faculty representatives

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