Cherron was named Dean of undergraduate programs for the Ageno School of Business in July 2006. Prior to that appointment, Cherron served as the director of admissions and student affairs since November 2000. She came to Golden Gate University in 1999 as the assistant dean of student affairs. Her career includes experiences at a mid-sized public institution and small, private institutions for both traditional undergraduate students and non-traditional, working adults seeking degree completion or graduate degrees. Her recent experience includes leadership for both recruitment and retention activities by managing services related to outreach and recruitment, admissions, academic advising, international student services, career and internship services, counseling, disability services, student life, graduation certification and commencement. In addition, she has also worked in the areas of marketing and collateral development, strategic planning, institutional research and maximizing the use of technology to support enrollment and student services via the internet.
Cherron received a bachelor of science in criminal justice and a master of public administration, both at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She also holds an Ed.D. from the University of Alabama.