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Meet President Flynn

Dr. Charles FlynnDr. Charles L. Flynn, Jr., is the President of the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York. He was appointed to the position in 2000.

Originally from Connecticut, Dr. Flynn received his B.A. degree from Hamilton College, and earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from Duke University. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

An historian, Dr. Flynn is the author of White Land, Black Labor: Caste and  Class in the Late Nineteenth Century Georgia (LSU, 1983), and co-editor of an award-winning volume entitled Race, Class, and Politics in Southern History: Essays in Honor of Robert F. Durden (LSU, 1989), as well as numerous articles.
An active participant in professional development and community service, Dr. Flynn has served many organizations. A graduate of  the Institute on Educational Management at Harvard University, he has served as an accreditation consultant for the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the Ohio Board of Regents. He has been a Visiting Scholar at the Liberty Fund and a team leader at a Lilly Endowment Workshop on the Liberal Arts. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Worcester County, the Worcester Consortium for Higher Education, and the Worcester Pipeline Collaborative. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Grace Institute, the Board of Trustees of the Commission of Independent Colleges and Universities of New York, and a member of the Tax Committee of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.

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