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Frank Carver

Athletic Director ∙ Beaver

 

 

 

 

Frank Carver served the University of Pittsburgh from 1929 to 1974, with most of his long career in the athletic department. After a career as a star trackman at Beaver High, specializing in the high hurdles, he went to Pitt and earned freshman track numerals there. His long service to the University began in 1929 when he became student assistant in the Athletic Publicity Office. Except for three years of service with the Air Transport Command in World War II, he served Pitt for 45 years as director of athletic publicity, graduate manager of athletics, and athletic director from 1959 to 1968. Frank served five years as member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Council, three years as member of the NCAA Executive Committee, one year as vice president of the NCAA, one year as president of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference, six years on the ECAC council, five years as president of the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association, and one year as president of the Eastern Intercollegiate Gymnastic League for one year.