By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The president of Carlow University, Dr. Suzanne Mellon, announced plans to retire on Friday.READ MORE: Seneca Valley School District Students Say It Is Time To Change Mascot
The announcement of Dr. Mellon’s retirement was made at a meeting of the Board of Trustees for Carlow University. She will step down at the end of the 2020-2021 academic year.READ MORE: Body Of 25-Year-Old Thomas Hughes Found In Ohio River
“It has been a tremendous honor for me to serve as President of Carlow University these past eight years and to be the steward of the mission of this great University and its founders, the Sisters of Mercy,” President Mellon said.MORE NEWS: 25-Year-Old Man In Critical Condition After Shooting In Wilkinsburg
Dr. Mellon has led Carlow University since 2013. She oversaw the development of the University Commons building and is credited with doubling the university’s endowment.