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Bob Brower

President, Point Loma azarene University

Bob Brower became president of Point Loma Nazarene in 1997. Prior to that, he was president of a publishing company in Kansas City and had held faculty and administrative positions at two universities. He has led the transformation of PLNU into a highly rated institution, often cited for its high value among small, liberal arts institutions. He serves on the General Board and International Board of Education for the International Church of the Nazarene, is a member of the board of the San Diego Economic Development Corp. and the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce.

ALMA MATER: University of Kansas (Ph.D., organizational and interpersonal communication); University of Cincinnati (MA, Communication); Trevecca Nazarene University (BA, Speech and English).