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Cheri DeClercq

Assistant Dean for MBA Programs
Department: Dean's Office
Minskoff Pavilion
651 N Shaw Ln Rm M100E
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 884-8933
Senior Director of Marketing and Communications
Department: Marketing and Communications Office
  • Biography
    Cheri DeClercq is a strategic, results-based leader with over 15 years of leadership success in higher education. Driven by a passion to help others reach their full potential, she is known for her positive, energetic approach that builds collaboration, improves cultures and achieves goals. 

    DeClercq joined Michigan State University's Broad College of Business in 2008, working with the Weekend/Executive MBA program. She was instrumental in evolving and expanding the program, and this success led to broader leadership roles within the college. She currently serves as a member of the leadership team, with specific responsibilities as Assistant Dean of MBA Programs and Senior Director of Marketing & Communications for the Broad College. Externally, she serves on the board (past Chair) of the Executive MBA Council and is active with the MBA Roundtable. Her teaching experience is in the areas of global business and strategy.

    Prior to coming to MSU, DeClercq was responsible for marketing and enrollment management at Central Michigan University's Off-Campus Programs - a system of over 60 locations worldwide and online, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs for working professionals. Previous roles have leveraged her expertise in marketing and adult learners to implement revenue-generating initiatives at Grand Valley State University and Kirtland Community College.

    DeClercq earned her bachelors degree from Michigan State University's Broad College in 1989, her masters in Leadership from Central Michigan University in 2002 and her Ph.D. in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education with a cognate in Strategy from Michigan State in 2015. She enjoys spending time with family, travel, and a good glass of wine.
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