Russ Olsen Makes Multi-Million Dollar Pledge in support of the Robert Morris University Library
The library will be named the Elaine Boyd Library, and the pledge will support library improvements and student services.
RMU alum Russ Olsen (’82) has made a multi-million dollar pledge to Robert Morris University designated for the Robert Morris University Library.
Olsen’s pledge, made in honor of his stepmother Elaine Boyd, will support improvements to the library along with ongoing student support and services. The library will now be named the Elaine Boyd Library.
“This is a great day for Robert Morris University. Our library is the intellectual heart of the university, and a key driver in the academic success of our students,” said RMU President Michelle Patrick. “Through his incredible generosity, Russ has ensured that the Elaine Boyd Library will continue to meet the needs of our students and the entire campus community far into the future.”
Russ Olsen most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Triad Life Sciences, Inc., an emerging regenerative medicine company with a groundbreaking FDA-cleared technology platform engineered to address unmet clinical needs in complex surgical wounds, chronic stalled wounds, and burns. Russ graduated from Robert Morris University in 1982 with a degree in Management and has over 35 years of experience in executive management, sales, and marketing. He gained much of his executive management experience while holding senior positions in marketing, business development, and sales for Fortune 500 companies.