John A. Curry papers
The collection consists of syllabi and teaching materials from English courses taught by Curry at Northeastern University in 1975, as well as teaching materials from a "Round Table on English" at Newton Public schools, summer 1961. The collection is unprocessed. John A. Curry served as the fifth president of Northeastern University from 1989-1996. Prior to his presidency, Curry had a long history of involvement with Northeastern. He received his B.A. in History from Northeastern in 1956, and his master's degree in Education in 1957. Between 1957 and 1963, he worked at various public schools in Massachusetts as a teacher and administrator. In 1963 Curry was hired by the Northeastern University Department of Admissions and was named its head in 1967. Following a two-year hiatus during which he worked for a public school, in 1972 he was hired as an aide to Kenneth G. Ryder, then executive vice president. After Ryder was named president in 1975, Curry served as vice president for administration (1975-1979), senior vice president for administration (1979-1984), and executive vice president (1984-1989). Accessioned 1998 Jul 15. We may get more material. 46/4
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