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Coy-Ogan, Lynne, EdD

Lynne Coy-Ogan, EdD
President-Elect and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Administration - Academic
Contact: Husson University
1 College Circle Bangor, Maine 04401
Phone: 207.992.4918
Room: 122A Peabody Hall


President-Elect Lynne Coy-Ogan will assume her new role on July 1, 2024.

Dr. Coy-Ogan has served as provost at Husson University since 2009 and senior vice president for academic affairs since 2010. Prior to her appointment, she served as the Dean of the School of Education at Husson for five years.

Coy-Ogan received a bachelor’s degree in elementary/special education from Boston University, a master’s degree in school counseling from Johns Hopkins University and her Ed.D. in educational leadership from Liberty University. 

Prior to her leadership roles in higher education, she spent twelve years as a school administrator in K-8 schools in Maine and Maryland. In 2002, she was honored as Maine's National Distinguished Principal. Dr. Coy-Ogan has served on numerous state task forces for issues related to leadership, curriculum reform and assessment practices. She has served as a  chair and participant on accreditation teams for New England Commission of Higher Education and program reviews for the Maine Department of Education throughout Maine, New England and Europe.  

As provost, Coy-Ogan has been instrumental in leading Husson’s academic program development and ensuring that Husson’s educational offerings continue to evolve to meet the needs of the workforce.

Her passion for educational excellence and commitment to student success is balanced by the enjoyment she finds in traveling, gardening and spending time with her family.