RIT Announces Three New Appointments to its Board of Trustees




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Rochester Institute of Technology is adding three new members to its Board of Trustees. The new trustees, Harold M. Mowl Jr., Brian O’Shaughnessy and Frank S. Sklarsky, were announced during RIT’s April 2 board meeting. RIT now has 52 active trustees, of which 22 are alumni.

Mowl is the superintendent of the Rochester School for the Deaf, where he has served since 1990. He formerly served as the administrative principal at the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Bethany College and his master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Pittsburgh.

O’Shaughnessy, an RIT graduate (‘81 BS, ’84 MS chemistry), is a shareholder at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, where he practices intellectual property law and patent law. Previously he served on the board as president of the RIT Alumni Association. He now becomes an at-large member. O’Shaughnessy was selected as the 2006 Distinguished Alumnus for RIT’s College of Science.

Sklarsky joined Eastman Kodak Co. in 2006 as chief financial officer and executive vice president. He is responsible for worldwide financial operations, including corporate financial planning and analysis, treasury, audit, controllership, tax, investor relations, information technology functions, aviation, global shared services, and corporate mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Kodak, Sklarsky served as vice president for ConAgra Foods Inc. and Daimler Chrysler. Sklarsky is a 1978 graduate of RIT (business administration/accounting). He received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1983.

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