Lynn Zimmerman

Senior Vice Provost, Faculty and Academic Affairs

Lynn Zimmerman oversees activities that support faculty recruitment, retention and success at the university level including the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence, the Emory University Emeritus College, the Tenure and Promotion Advisory Committee (TPAC), and university policies that impact faculty life.

Emory Continuing Education, which offers adult learners a range of certificate programs and open enrollment courses, is also in her portfolio. In addition, she coordinates university-wide online education efforts.

A biology professor who enjoys mentoring Emory freshmen through the PACE program, Zimmerman has a PhD from the University of California, Irvine. She also has completed postdoctoral research at Harvard University.