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academic administrator , religion educator

John Jesse Carey, American academic administrator, religion educator. Ordained to ministry Presby. Church. Recipient Standard Oil Corporation Excellence in Teaching award, Florida State University, 1973, R.R. Oglesby Distinguished Service award, Florida State University, 1980. Member Society for Values in Higher Education Clubs: Yale (New York City).

Background

Carey, John Jesse was born on October 13, 1931 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Son of Edmund Othmar and Frieda Louise (Jesse) Carey.

Education

AB, Duke University, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Duke University, 1965. Bachelor's Degree, Yale University, 1956.

MST, Yale University, 1957.

Career

Chaplain, Catawba College, Salisbury, North Carolina, 1957-1960;university chaplain, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1960-1962;associate dean students, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1962-1963;assistant dean students, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1965-1966;dean, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1966-1967;vice president student affairs, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1967-1968;professor religion, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1968-1986;president, Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, North Carolina, 1986-1988;Pendergrass professor religion, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, 1988-1989;Wallace M. Alston professor Bible and religion, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia, since 1989. Consultant Southern Association Colleges Schools, Atlanta, 1968-1989.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Presby.

Works

Membership

Member Society for Values in Higher Education Clubs: Yale (New York City).

Connections

Married Sally Ann Stanback, March 30, 1954 (divorced December 1967). Children: Sarah, Mary Lynn, Beth. Married Mary Charlotte McCall, May 22, 1969.

Children: Joanna, Jessica.

father:
Edmund Othmar Carey

mother:
Frieda Louise (Jesse) Carey

spouse:
Sally Ann Stanback

spouse:
Mary Charlotte McCall

child:
Sarah Carey

child:
Mary Lynn Carey

child:
Beth Carey

child:
Joanna Carey

child:
Jessica Carey