Fr. General has appointed Father William J. Currie, of the Province of Japan, Delegate to the World Union of Jesuit Alumni/ae. He takes over this task from Fr. Pierre Salembier, who was appointed for this service on 21 October 2003. In his apostolic experience in the Society, Fr. Currie has served as President of Sophia University (Tokyo) and as formator in the international scholasticate in Manila. Fr. Currie was born on 1935, joined the Society of Jesus in 1953 and was ordained a priest in 1967.