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Weather update: The Columbia campus will have a delayed opening until 10 am tomorrow, Jan. 18. This applies to all offices. Classes scheduled to begin before 10 am are canceled. Classes scheduled to begin at or after 10 am will take place as scheduled. See for updates See for updates.


Faculty and Staff

James Sherry

Title: Director
Department: Construction and Renovations
Phone: 803-777-3467
Office: Patterson Hall


Mr. Sherry has been the Director of Construction and Renovations since 2010. Previously, he served as the Director for Facilities Management Operations in University Housing where he began in April 2004. Educational background includes a MA in Leadership and Liberal Studies from Duquesne University and a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Additional licenses and certifications include Master Electrician, Class A Stationary Engineer and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technician. James has served in numerous facility positions in Higher Education since 1983 and as Adjunct Faculty/Instructor for 20 years.