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Daniel F. Curtin

Daniel F. Curtin will leave the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington after 34 years as a teacher and administrator to join the National Catholic Educational Association as the executive director of the Chief Administrators of Catholic Education. Mr. Curtin, 58, will oversee programs to assist vicars of education, superintendents, and diocesan directors of religion nationwide for the NCEA, a 200,000-member, Washington-based association for Catholic educators. He will replace Sister Lourdes Sheehan, who is leaving the NCEA to become the secretary for education for the United States Catholic Conference in Washington.

David H. Monk

David H. Monk will be the next dean of the college of education at Pennsylvania State University's main campus in University Park, Pa. Currently the chairman of the education department at Cornell University, Mr. Monk, 49, will begin his new job July 1. He is the author of numerous articles and books on the economics of education and the organizational structure of educational systems.

Paul Brest

Paul Brest is slated to become the president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation of Menlo Park, Calif. Mr. Brest, 58, will leave his position as the dean of the Stanford University Law School for his new post, effective next Jan. 1. The Hewlett Foundation, with $2 billion in assets, assists programs in education, the arts, the environment, and other areas.

--Meghan Mullen

Vol. 18, Issue 39, Page 2

Published in Print: May 26, 1999, as People in the News

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