Dr. Charles L. Norman

United States

Focus Areas

Higher Education
Finance / Fundraising / Administration
Leadership Development


Charles L. Norman holds over 30 years of professional and academic experience in the field of educational leadership, as well as a Doctor of Education. Charles L. Norman was a Fellow of the National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy, in Washington, D.C.; a Salzburg Fellow of The Salzburg Institute in Salzburg, Austria; and a Kellogg National Fellow of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan. Charles L. Norman’s studies in the area of educational administration began with a minor in education when he was attending Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in pursuit of a BS. He majored in plant and soil science at Middle Tennessee State, with a second minor in politics. After that, Mr. Norman entered The University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. His study of education came to the forefront there, as he pursued a Master of Agricultural Extension while minoring in adult and continuing education and mass communications. Charles L. Norman completed his studies at The University of Georgia with a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Administration. He minored once more in adult and continuing education. Outside of his academic pursuits, Charles L. Norman has amassed significant experience as a professional. While still studying at The University of Georgia, he acted in various roles related to extension education and curriculum development. After that, he spent over 17 years working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Charles L. Norman served in a number of roles at The University of Tennessee over the years, including Professor, Dean, Director, Vice Chancellor, and Special Assistant to the Executive Vice President. Since leaving Tennessee, Charles L. Norman has taken a position as Dean of the School of Continuing Education in Cairo, Egypt, one of six schools at the American University in Cairo. The school teaches over 38,000 students a year on subjects including Arabic and translation studies, business, English, and computer and information technology.