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President Emeritus Charles L. Flynn, Jr.


President Emeritus Charles L. Flynn, Jr.Dr. Charles L. Flynn, Jr., is President Emeritus of the University of Mount Saint Vincent. He served as professor of history and president from 2000 until 2021.

Originally from Connecticut, Dr. Flynn received a BA from Hamilton College, and the MA and PhD from Duke University. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

A historian, Dr. Flynn is the author of White Land, Black Labor: Caste and Class in Late Nineteenth Century Georgia. He is co-editor of an award-winning volume entitled Race, Class, and Politics in Southern History, and the author of numerous articles.

Dr. Flynn has served many community and professional organizations, including the Executive Committee of both the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) and New York’s Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU).