Update: The Passing of former FSU Chancellor Dr. Charles A. Lyons

Fayetteville State University would like to extend its sympathy to the Family of Dr. Charles A. Lyons.

Dr. Charles A. Lyons, former Chancellor of Fayetteville State University from 1969 to 1987 died this morning in Florida.

Under his tenure, we became Fayetteville State University and a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina. Among his many accomplishments at FSU were the granting of master’s degrees, a program office at Fort Bragg and significant capital expansion with six new buildings.

Please keep his wife, Dr. Dorothy Lyons, former FSU director of Special Services, and their family in your prayers.

Funeral Services for Dr. Charles A. Lyons, Jr.

Viewing on Thursday, August 3rd, 6-8pm
Jenkins Funeral Home
7474 Landover Road
Hyattsville, MD 20785

Funeral on Friday, August 4th, 10:am, Viewing 9-10:am
First Baptist Church of Glenarden
3600 Brightseat Road
Landover, MD 20785
Phone: 301-773-3600

Interment at Cheltenham Veterans  Cemetery
11301 Crain Hwy
Cheltenham, MD 20623


Chancellor James A. Anderson