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Bruce Stephen Richards, American college administrator. Recipient District award of Merit Boy Scouts American, 1987, Bronze Pelican award, 1988, Wood Badge, 1991.


Richards, Bruce Stephen was born on February 19, 1944 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Bruce Harry and Violet Elizabeth Richards.


Bachelor of Science, Ball State University, 1967. Master of Arts, Ball State University, 1967.


Residence hall director, S.E. Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, 1967-1969;director housing, S.E. Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, 1967-1969;assistant director admissions, Indiana U.- Purdue University at Indianapolis, 1974-1978;associate director admissions, Indiana U.- Purdue University at Indianapolis, 1978-1989;vice president enrollment management, Franklin College, since 1989.


As someone joins the group of people seeking to follow the way of Jesus, it means to respond to God's challenge and begin to share his relationship with God as Father.


The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.


Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.


Scoutmaster Troop 265 Boy Scouts American, Greenwood, Indiana, 1983-1989, district chair, since 1992. Chairman Whiteland (Indiana) Community High School Parent Advisory Committee. Member American Association Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Indiana Association Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (committee chairman 1989-1990), National Association College Admissions Counselors (delegate 1986-1988, president' council 1987-1988), Indiana Association College Admissions Counselors (president 1988-1989, distinguished service award 1992), American Heart Association (board directors since 1992), Rotary.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, running, horticulture, fishing.


Married Linda Anne Ferger, August 6, 1966. Children: Mark Allan, Eric Lee, Anne Marie.

Bruce Harry

Violet Elizabeth Richards

Linda Anne Ferger

Mark Allan Richards

Eric Lee Richards

Anne Marie Richards