University News
For Immediate Release: 
May 03 2001

Curry Named Vice President for Student Affairs at Concord

Athens, W.Va. - Debbie Curry has been named vice president for student and staff affairs and College counsel according to Concord College President Jerry L. Beasley.

Curry is a 1980 graduate of Concord College where she double majored in political science and sociology. She graduated with honors as a co-valedictorian. She received her doctorate in juris prudence from The Washington and Lee University School of Law in 1983 and was a member of The Order of the Coif Honor Society.

Her new responsibilities will include adminstrative oversight of human resources, legal affairs, housing and residential life, career development, office of multicultural affairs, the student center and student activities. She will continue to be involved with a pre-law mentoring program that she helped establish. Prior to this appointment, she was director of human resources, legal counsel for the College and interim director of student affairs. She has worked at the College for 10 ½ years in several administrative areas and also taught business and pre-law courses.

Curry stated that, “I appreciate the opportunity to continue my relationship with the employees and expand my role in working with Concord’s students. I look forward to continuing to build bridges between and among the different groups on campus.”

President Jerry L. Beasley stated that, “I am happy that Debbie accepted these responsibilities, especially since she is a Concord graduate. She is a tremendous asset to our management team.”

Curry is married to Michael Curry, vice president for admissions and financial aid, and has an eight-year-old son, Matthew. The Currys live in Athens.

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Photo: Debbie Curry

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