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Lynn Cherry

Associate Professor and Associate Provost for Curriculum and Institutional Resources

Address: 2nd Floor Randolph Hall
Phone: 843.953.5527

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 currently serves as an Associate Provost and holds a faculty appointment in the department. She served as Associate Chair of the Department of Communication from 2008-2016.

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 Provost, Dr. Cherry has provided leadership at the College of Charleston in a variety of roles, including her service as Director of Forensics (Speech and Debate), Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies (2001-2006), Director of the College's Undergraduate Academic Services Office (2006-2008), Associate Chair of the Dept. of Communication (2008-2016) and Speaker of the Faculty (2011-2014).


Ph.D., Louisiana State University
M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
B.A., Cameron University in Oklahoma