Carlow University Board of Trustees Elects New Officers

Carlow University’s Board of Trustees elects new officers, including Dorothy Davis, JD, a Carlow alumna as board chair.

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Davis, Schenck, Burns, DiLucente, and McGinley Are the New Officers

Pittsburgh, Pa. – The Carlow University Board of Trustees recently elected new officers that have begun their service in the 2018-2019 academic year. 

Carlow alumna Dorothy Davis, JD, is the new chair of the board.  Davis is a member of the executive committee of the law firm Eckert Seamans, and formerly the co-CEO of the firm.  At Eckert Seamans, she also serves as chair of financial services litigation, chair of the Eckert Seamans Charitable Foundation, and chair of the diversity and inclusion committee.  She also serves on the compensation committee and the energy executive committee.  She graduated summa cum laude from Carlow in 1978, and earned her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

The vice chair of the board will be A. William (Bill) Schenck, III, one of the co-founders of TriState Capital Bank, where he served as its president.  He is a former executive with PNC, and has spent more than 30 years working in the banking industry.  He is a member of the western Pennsylvania community and has been on the boards of numerous civic and charitable organizations.  He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia.

Sister Helen Marie Burns, RSM, will be the Vice Chair for Mission.  Sister Burns was vice president of mission integration for Mount Aloysius College in Cresson, Pa., until her retirement in 2014.  At Mount Aloysius, she assisted the president in promoting and enabling the mission and vision of the college.  She has spent many years in leadership roles with the Sisters of Mercy, and has a doctorate in religion from the University of Iowa.

Bryan DiLucente, CPA, CFF, CGMA, the managing director of LitCon Group, will be the treasurer.  DiLucente has more than 30 years of consulting experience providing financial, accounting, and economic assistance to clients involved in a wide variety of business disputes.  He earned a degree in industrial management and managerial economics from Carnegie Mellon University, an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, and completed the Executive Program in corporate governance from the Harvard Business School.

The secretary for the Board of Trustees will be Mary McGinley, JD, a partner with the law firm Meyer Unkovic and Scott, and is a member of the firm’s business litigation and tort litigation groups. She has represented a broad range of corporations in a variety of matters, and has also represented individuals in estate litigation matters.  She earned her bachelor’s degree from the Pennsylvania State University, and her law degree from Duquesne University.


About Carlow University

Carlow is a private, co-educational, Catholic university located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s “Eds, Meds, and Tech” district. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow’s graduates, curricula, and partnerships reflect its strong commitment to social justice; ethical, forward-thinking and responsible leadership; and service to the community that has a meaningful impact. Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in four colleges: Health and Wellness, Leadership and Social Change, Learning and Innovation, and Professional Studies. Carlow graduates are in demand for their professional expertise, in fields ranging from nursing, the sciences, and perfusion technology to counseling, education, and forensic accounting; their entrepreneurial spirit and creative mindset; and their ability to manage change.  Carlow’s 13 athletic teams are known as the Celtics, a reflection of the university’s Irish heritage and roots.

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