Bradburn president of Chapin Hall board
Norman Bradburn has been elected president of the board of directors of the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University. Bradburn is Senior Vice President for Research at the National Opinion Research Center and the Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor in Psychology.
Chapin Hall is a research and development center focusing on policy and programs related to issues of children, family and community.
Bradburn, a University faculty member since 1960 and Provost from 1984 to 1989, is an expert in the field of survey research, with a special focus on education. He is chair of the National Academy of Sciences' committee on national statistics and a member of the research and education advisory panel to the U.S. comptroller general.
Bradburn succeeds Marjorie Benton, who served a seven-year term as president and will remain a member of the Chapin Hall board of directors.