New President at Historically Black Talladega College

Billy C. Hawkins was named president of Talladega College, the historically black educational institution in Alabama. Since 2000 Dr. Hawkins has been president of Texas College in Tyler, Texas. He will take over at Talladega on January 1.

Dr. Hawkins is a graduate of Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan. He holds a master’s degree in education administration from Central Michigan University and a doctorate from Michigan State University.