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William R. Lynett

Mr. Lynett is the Publisher Emeritus of The Scranton Times-Tribune. Mr. Lynett was publisher of The Times-Tribune from 1966-2012, CEO of Shamrock Communications from 1972-2009, and president of The Daily Review (Towanda) from 1977-1984. He and his family have a long history of civic and community leadership in Northeastern Pennsylvania and at Marywood University. He previously served as a Marywood trustee from 2007-2019 before his current election. Mr. Lynett also has served a number of professional, cultural, and educational organizations with distinction and in leadership capacities. A graduate of St. Paul’s High School, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Scranton and is a graduate Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management Program. Additionally, he served in the 55th Brigade of the Pennsylvania National Guard as a Public Information Officer. Mr. Lynett has merited numerous honors and awards, both for his professional achievements and his philanthropic efforts, including a listing in Marques Who’s Who in America, the Pennsylvania News Media Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and induction into the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. Along with his family, he received Marywood’s Presidential Medal as well as its “Lead On” Award.