Colorado Christian University
Cherri Parks

Cherri Parks

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Degrees and Experience
  • Ph.D. Psychology (Mississippi State University)
  • M.Ed. (Mississippi State University)
  • B.S. (Emporia State University)
Before being voted by the faculty and appointed by the administration as VPAA in 2006, Dr. Cherri Parks was Dean for the School of Humanities and Sciences and a Professor of Psychology at CCU for 14 years. Dr. Parks received her Ph.D. from Mississippi State University. In her role as VPAA at Colorado Christian University, Dr. Parks has led the faculty through two presidential transitions and a subsequent redefinition of the University’s identity initiated by the Board of Trustees and the President. Dr. Parks has also initiated and led focused efforts toward greater academic excellence and rigor and faculty professional development. Cherri and her husband, Jim, have been married since 1980.