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Donald Cary Carroll, American data services company executive.


Carroll, Donald Cary was born on November 5, 1930 in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Son of Dudley Dewitt and Eleanore Dixon (Elliott) Carroll.


Bachelor of Science, University North Carolina, 1954. S.M. Entertainment, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy (Ford fellow), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1965.

Master of Arts (honorary), University Pennsylvania, 1972.


Staff assistant Pittsburgh Plate Glass, 1958-1959. Consultant Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1959-1960. Member faculty Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1960-1971, assistant professor management, 1960-1964, associate professor management, 1964-1968, professor, 1968-1971.

President Three Mile Island Systems Corporation, 1969-1972, chairman, 1969-1982. Dean Wharton School Business, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1972-1985, professor management, 1972-1979, Reliance professor management and private enterprise, 1979-1985. Chairman CGW Data Services, since 1985.

Board directors Morse Shoe Company, Boston, Vestaur Securities, Inc., Philadelphia, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, Arlen Realty Incorporated, New York York City, SEI Corporation, Wayne, Pennsylvania, National Railway Utilization Corporation, Philadelphia, MacAndrews and Forbes Group, New York City.


Trustee Council on Opportunity for Graduate Management Education, since 1972, chairman, 1976-1979. Trustee Bryn Mawr College, 1977-1982. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1948-1949, 54-56.

Member Association Computing Machinery, Institute Management Sciences, Society Management Information Systems, American Assembly Collegiate Schools Business (director), Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Tau Omega, Tau Beta Pi.


Children: Curtis James, Leah Anne.

Dudley Dewitt Carroll

Eleanore Dixon (Elliott) Carroll

Curtis James Carroll

Leah Anne Carroll