professor http://peoriapublicradio.org en Former Bradley professor dies in Peoria crash http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/former-bradley-professor-dies-peoria-crash <p>Bradley University’s first female African-American faculty member died in a car accident Monday in Peoria. &nbsp;Bradley President Joanne Glasser says Doctor Barbara Penelton joined the college of Education and Health Sciences in 1969. &nbsp;She also chaired the Department of Teacher Education and served as the University Ombudsman. &nbsp;Penelton also received recognition including the Putnam Award for Teaching Excellence and the YWCA Leadership Award. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 17:32:26 +0000 Alex Rusciano 2682 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Former Bradley professor dies in Peoria crash