Dr. Patricia Carver, Director of the Women of Color Entrepreneur-Leadership Certificate
Module Teaching: Leadership
Patricia P. Carver, a Bellarmine University professor in the Rubel School of Business, teaches business administration and core
courses. Before Bellarmine, Dr. Carver spent 25 years working in government and the private industry. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and experienced in the areas of accounting, finance, management, strategic planning,
consulting and education.
An activist in her community, Dr. Carver currently serves on the Board of the Archdiocese’s Multicultural Catholic Ministries and The United Way as Treasurer. She is a graduate of Leadership Louisville and member of the National
Association of Black Accountants, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business Fraternity, and Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. Dr. Carver was a candidate for the “Woman of Achievement Award” sponsored
by the River City Business and Professional Women, a “Black Achiever” and recipient of the “William T. Miles Award for Outstanding Service” to Bellarmine University and the surrounding Community. A graduate
of the University of Louisville, Dr. Carver obtained a Bachelor of Science in Commerce with a major in Accounting, and a Master of Business Administration and Ph.D. in Leadership in Higher Education from Bellarmine University.
Dr. Carver received numerous awards for her dissertation focusing on Black women college students.
As time permits, Dr. Carver enjoys reading, cycling, and meaningful conversations with family and friends. Dr. Carver and her husband Richard, have two children, Michael and Toni, son-in-law Ruben, as well as three grandchildren, Sinclaire,
Parker, and Sebastian.