Newsmaker: Doreen Boyce

| Saturday, March 2, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Noteworthy: Received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Three Rivers Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Residence: Oakmont

Family: Widow; adult children, Caroline and Trevor.

Age: In her 70s

Occupation: Retired. Last full-time position was as president of the Buhl Foundation, from 1982 to 2007.

Education: Master's/bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Oxford in England in 1956; doctorate in education from the University of Pittsburgh in 1982.

Background: Co-founded Microbac Laboratories Inc. in Pittsburgh in 1969. Provost and Dean of Faculty at Chatham University from 1974-79. Received Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Universities Distinguished Service Award in 1985. Named a Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania by Gov. Tom Ridge in 1996. Named a History Maker by the Sen. John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center in 2005.

Quote: “When you feel you can make a contribution, it makes life worthwhile.”

— by Thomas Olson

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