Br. Jack Curran

Vice President

Mission

Brother Jack Curran, FSC, Ph.D., returned to Manhattan College in October 2013 as the vice president for mission. In this capacity, he assists the entire Manhattan community in their efforts to realize, promote, and integrate the distinctive academic and societal mission of the College and its Lasallian Catholic identity.

Prior to his new role at Manhattan, Brother Jack previously served Manhattan College in the Counseling Office, Residence Life Office and Admissions Office. Brother Jack also served for ten years as the vice president for development at Bethlehem University in the Holy Land and six years as the vice president for student affairs at Saint Mary’s College of California. In Bethlehem he established the Student Ambassadors program and the Alumni Relations Office. Brother Jack also taught in elementary and secondary schools in Manhattan and the Bronx, worked as a social worker with young people and their families, and served as a vocation director for the De La Salle Christian Brothers.

Education

  • B.A. in physics and religious studies, Manhattan College
  • M.S.W. in social work and social policy, University of Albany
  • Ph.D. in social work and social policy, University of Albany