King Creates BU Scholarship Fund

Nov 2, 2017

Radio and television host Larry King is donating $1 Million to Bradley University. King’s donation is to start a scholarship for under-represented students majoring in communications.

Charley Steiner and Larry King at the Charley Steiner Symposium for Sports Communication in 2015.
Credit Tamie Yost / Peoria Public Radio

  King will make a return visit to Bradley, November 7th to participate in the Charley Steiner Symposium for Sports Communication.

Tony Adams Chairs the Department of Communication at Bradley. He says King’s gift provides an important financial resource and secures the ability to continue offering inclusive educational opportunities.

King was awarded an honorary degree from Bradley in 2009.//

The annual Charley Steiner Symposium for Sports Communication line-up includes topics on The Rise and Fall of ESPN, New Media Challenges and Opportunities as well as Perspectives of the Olympics and Paralympics. The symposium sessions are open to the public. A schedule of the events can be found here.