Bucknell president agrees to contract extension

LEWISBURG – Bucknell President John Bravman has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him at the University through 2020. Bucknell University Board of Trustees Chair Ken Freeman made the announcement today saying, “In a relatively short period, John has asserted his leadership with all of Bucknell’s constituent audiences in an exceptional manner.”


He continued, “We are excited about the opportunity his continued leadership presents to serve and support the extraordinary talents of our faculty and staff.”


Freeman also cited the rapid progress Bravman has made on the half-a-billion-dollar WE DO Campaign, which was launched in October and has now passed the $280-million mark in gifts and pledges.


Bravman became the 17th president of Bucknell University on July 1st of 2010. His original contract was five years. Prior to his arrival at Bucknell, Bravman spent 35 years at Stanford University in various roles. (Ali Stevens)






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