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The Campaign for a Bradley Renaissance


Bradley welcomes new vice president

Mr. Pat Vickerman

Bradley University is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Pat Vickerman as Vice President of Advancement.

"I am excited that Mr. Vickerman has accepted this challenge and look forward to working with him," said Bradley University President Joanne K. Glasser. "He shares my passion for students and creating the best educational environment to serve them. He possesses the ability and professional skills to coordinate the University’s $150 million Renaissance Campaign and our advancement effort."

As Vice President for Advancement, Vickerman will supervise development and alumni relations. He is expected to assume his responsibilities in early March.

"Bradley is an impressive educational institution with great leadership and vision," Mr. Vickerman said. "I am thrilled to work with President Glasser and the entire team at Bradley and look forward to helping the university realize its goals and dreams for the future."

Mr. Vickerman comes to Bradley from Iowa State University where he most recently served as Associate Vice President for Development and Campaign Director for Iowa State’s ongoing $800 million campaign. Mr. Vickerman had primary planning responsibility for the campaign, largest in ISU's history.

Before going to Iowa State in 2002, Mr. Vickerman served in executive development positions at the University of Iowa, where he was Gift Planning Director during its $1 billion campaign, and at Butler University, where he served as Associate Director of Annual Giving.

Mr. Vickerman earned a Bachelor of Science Degree and Master of Arts degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Iowa. He is a member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, the National Committee on Planned Giving, the Quad Cities Planned Giving Council and the National Association of Athletic Development.

He and his wife, Tracey, have three children.