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Publishing company executive

John Allen Crowl was American publishing company executive. Recipient Education Writers award American Association of University Professors, 1971. Trustee Vermont Folklife Center, 1994-1999, Vermont Arts Council, 1994-1998; trustee Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, 1994-2000, chair 1997-1999. With United States Army, 1958.


Crowl, John Allen was born on August 10, 1935 in Winchester, Virginia, United States. Son of John Decatur and Cora Elizabeth (LLoyd) Crowl.


Bachelor of Arts, University Maryland., 1957;Master of Arts, University Maryland., 1961;LhD (honorary), Lebanon Valley College, 1993.


Instructor, Staunton (Virginia) Military Academy, 1958-1959;assistant director public relations, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1961-1964;associate director, Editorial Projects for Education, Inc., Baltimore and Washington, 1964-1975;vice president, Editorial Projects for Education, Inc., 1975-1978;associate editor, Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington, 1966-1972;managing editor, Chronicle of Higher Education, 1972-1979;public, Chronicle of Higher Education, 1978-1991;vice president, Chronicle of Higher Education, 1979-1992.


  • Other Work

    • Contributing editor: Vermont Magazine, 1995—2001. Member editorial advisory board Vermont Life magazine, since 2002. Director: Vermont Public Radio, 2004-2010.


Trustee Vermont Folklife Center, since 1994, Vermont Arts Council, 1994-1998. Active Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, since 1994, chair since 1997. With United States Army,1958.


Married Dana Jane Bernasek, August 27, 1960 (divorced 1986). 1 son, Patrick Joseph. Married Gaal Shepherd, February 10, 1988.

John Decatur Crowl

Cora Elizabeth (LLoyd) Crowl

Dana Jane Bernasek

Gaal Shepherd