Bruce Ketler, '71

Professor of Management and Marketing
All FacultyManagement & Marketing

Contact Information
Phone: 724-458-2027

Bruce Ketler, '71


  • Ph.D., William Lyon University
  • M.B.A., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • M.S., University of Southern California
  • A.B., Grove City College 


  • Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • American Society for Quality

Areas of Expertise

  • Process Improvement

Courses Taught

  • Business Statistics
  • Lean Management
  • Teams & Leadership
  • Quality Management
  • Six Sigma Management

Selected Research

  • Lean Management/Six Sigma

Professional Experience

  • U.S. Air Force (32 years/Colonel/Master Navigator)
  • Grove City College (40 years/ Engineering Department-9 years and Business Department-31 years)


  • Olympic-style Weightlifting

You might be surprised to know
While in the Air Force, I was in Hanoi, North Vietnam twice towards the end of the Vietnam War while American POWs were still being held; and twice I was a Silver Medalist at the Masters National Weightlifting Championships.