Midstate Directory

R. Dale Bunch

R. Dale Bunch

R. Dale Bunch
Title: Chairman, Board of Directors/Senior Advisor
Dept: Administration
Office: 117
Phone: (309) 692-4092 x1170
Fax: (309) 692-3893
Email: dalebunch@midstate.edu

Mailing Address

Attn: R. Dale Bunch
Chairman, Board of Directors/Senior Advisor
Midstate College
411 W. Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614

Office Hours

Course Location Time
General Office 117 M,Tu,W,Th,F 9:00am–4:00pm



Beverly J. Bunch


Meredith N. Bunch, Vice President/COO, Midstate College

Michael B. Bunch, Business Manager, Midstate College

Mark A. Bunch, Computer Architect, Great America Insurance


Kevin VanDusen, P. J. Hoerr

John Dorsey, Caterpillar

Brian Dorsey, Midstate College


  • Business Administration, 1964
    Southern Illinois University
  • Marketing Management, 1959
    Bradley University

Work Experience

  • Midstate College (1971–present)
    President and Chairman of the Board
  • Midstate College (1969–1971)
    Vice President and Director of Marketing
  • Midstate College, Rockford (1967–1969)
    Vice President and Director
  • Midstate College (1965–1967)
    Corporate Secretary

    a. Business instructor
    b. Placement Director
    c. High school programs and admissions

Awards and Certifications

  • Published novel, Hardin’s Legacy, 2008
  • Published memoir, Ducks for Life, 2006
  • President, Board of Trustees, Universalist Unitarian Church of Peoria, 1987


  • Boss of the Year Award, American Business Women’s Club, Pekin, 1978
  • Navigator Certification, Illinois Valley Power Squadron, 1977
  • Vice President and acting President, Midwestern Business School Association, 1974


  • President, Illinois Business School Association, 1972


  • Chairman, Committee to Organize School for High School Dropouts, Peoria, 1971


  • Chairman, Education Committee, Rockford Chamber of Commerce, 1968


  • Chairman, Private Schools Division, North Central Business Education Association, 1968