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Cherry, Lynn

Lynn Cherry

Associate Provost for Curriculum and Institutional Resources

Lynn Cherry, Associate Professor of Communication, serves as the Associate Provost for Curriculum and Institutional Resources. Dr. Lynn Cherry joined the College of Charleston faculty in 1991 and was a founding member of the Department of Communication. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Cameron University in Oklahoma, her master’s degree at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and her doctoral degree at Louisiana State University.

Dr. Cherry has been Associate Chair of the Department of Communication since 2008. At the College of Charleston, Dr. Cherry has taught such courses as American public address, ethics in communication, media criticism, introduction to communication theory, and public speaking. She is past president of the Carolinas Communication Association and a former officer of the Pi Kappa Delta Southeast Province. In addition to her work as an Associate Professor, Dr. Cherry has provided leadership at the College of Charleston in several roles, including her service as Director of Forensics (Speech and Debate), as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, and as Director of the college’s Office of Undergraduate Academic Services.