Dr. John A. Curry has served as president, president emeritus, and chancellor of Northeastern University. He is the only living college president to have taught at elementary, middle school, high school, and at a major national research university prior to becoming its leader.
A 1956 graduate of Northeastern University, he earned his doctorate from Boston University and later received their Distinguished Alumni Award. From 1992-96 he also served as president of the World Association for Cooperative Education.
Dr. Curry has written five novels, three collections of short stories, as well as a novella, all available through Author House, 1663 Liberty Drive, Bloomington, Indiana 47403.
He is currently working on his autobiography, Vignettes from a Life, to be published in 2009.