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Cherry, Lynn

Lynn Cherry
LYNN CHERRY
Associate Provost for Curriculum and Institutional Resources
Associate Professor of Communication
email: cherryl@cofc.edu 

Lynn Cherry, Associate Professor of Communication, has been serving as the Associate Provost for Curriculum and Institutional Resources since 2016. 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 served as Associate Chair of the Department of Communication from 2008 to 2016. 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.