Pamela L. Carter, '84 Named Outstanding Alumna of the Year
On July 9th, the law school's Alumnae Network named Pamela L. Carter, '84 as the Outstanding Alumna of the Year for 2004. Carter was Indiana's first female African-American Attorney General. Today she is Vice-President and General Manager of the Global Filtrations Business at Fleetguard, Inc. Indiana Supreme Court Justice Frank Sullivan, Jr. and Lt. Governor Katherine Davis gave tributes to Carter, their long-time friend. Carter received the award from Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor Andrew Klein.
Carter says she is "honored and humbled" to receive the Outstanding Alumna Award. "Since graduation in 1984, I have reaped the benefits of opportunity that comes from possessing a Juris Doctorate degree. Indiana University was the vehicle that provided me with a professional lifetime of rewards and chances to give back to society in numerous ways. I will continue to advocate strongly for strong alumna support for generations of new students to our Law School, " Carter says.
The Alumnae Network, an organization representing the women graduates of the Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis, is proud to promote the interests of fellow alumnae, women law students, and the law school community. The Outstanding Alumna of the Year Award is designed to recognize a woman graduate or faculty member who has made significant contributions benefiting women or the legal profession as a whole.