Diane S. Carr, '81

diane-carr-trustee-80Professional Association: Attorney (Retired), Brookover, Carr & Schaberg, P.C.

Education: B.A. Degree, Albion College, 1981. Doctor of Jurisprudence, Wayne State University, 1984.


Diane Carr graduated from Albion College in 1981, with a Bachelor of Arts in History. Upon graduation, she continued her education, earning her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Wayne State University in 1984 and joined the law firm Foster, Swift, Collins & Coey in Lansing, Michigan. From 1989-1997 Diane Carr held numerous leadership positions at Ingham Regional Medical Center including General Counsel and Corporate Director of Legal Services. Mrs. Carr returned to the private practice of law in 1998 as a partner at Brookover,Carr & Schaberg, P.C. in E. Lansing, Michigan. In 2010, she retired from Brookover, Carr & Schaberg, P.C and the practice of law.

While at Albion College, Mrs. Carr received the Webster Award for her academic record and was involved in many organizations including: Lincoln Law Club, History Honorary Society, and Kappa Delta Sorority. At Wayne State University, Mrs. Carr was a member of the American Bar Association, Student Division and was honored in Who's Who Among American Law Students.

An active supporter of the College, Diane Carr has volunteered to assist with activities in the Lansing area. She has served on the Visiting Committee for the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Public Policy and Service. Mrs. Carr has been a trustee of the College since 2004. She currently co-chairs the Committee on Trusteeship. Diane and husband, James F. Carr, Jr., '81, have been philanthropic toward the college. In addition to contributions to the annual fund, they have established the Diane and James F. Carr, Jr., Endowed Scholarship, funded a room in the Science Complex, and established the David Egnatuk Endowed Scholarship for Men's Track.

When residing in Lansing, Michigan, Mrs. Carr was involved in her community serving as a member of the Junior League of Lansing, a member of the board of the Hospice of Lansing, nc., and a member of the Community Board for Sparrow Health Care System.

Mrs. Carr now lives in Petosky, Michigan with her husband.

Mrs. Carr serves as an Albion College Trustee because…

she strongly believes that a liberal arts education is what has prepared and will continue to prepare the next generation of leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators in this ever changing world .