McCord Lecture Series

Michele_SullivanThe McCord Lecture Series was made possible through the financial support of Illinois Mutual Life Insurance Company and named for a role model of business and community leadership, Robert A. McCord.

Through this series, students get a chance to meet leaders they read about in BusinessWeek and The Wall Street Journal and discuss the challenges of leading a major enterprise.

Recent speakers include James Oats, President, Leo Burnett Company, Inc., Marcia Bullard, President, USA Weekend, John Osbord, President and CEO of BBDO and (shown above) Mike Dalton, President of Maui Jim, Inc., who gave the 39th McCord Lecture March 12, 2015 on Bradley University's campus.

The Spring 2017 McCord Lecture will be March 23 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and will feature speaker Michele Sullivan, President of the Caterpillar Foundation and Director of Corporate Social Innovation.


Media Gallery

McCord Lecture Series: John Osborn

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McCord Lecture 2015

Photo Slideshow

McCord Lecture - Dr. James Weinstein

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