Charles L. Currie
Rev. Charles L. Currie, SJ, President, Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.
"An expert on The Catholic Church, Father Currie has served as AJCU president since August, 1997. He is responsible for coordinating the work of the Association, and is the liaison between American Jesuit higher education and other civic, academic and religious entities.
"He began his academic career as a professor and chemist at Georgetown University in 1966, and subsequently served as president of Wheeling College (now Wheeling Jesuit University) and Xavier University. In 1989 when six Jesuits and two co-workers were killed in El Salvador, Father Currie began a long involvement with that country which continues to the present.
"Prior to working for AJCU, Fr. Currie served as rector of the Jesuit Community at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he also taught a course in Theology and Science."