The Alabama Community College System has announced that Reginald Sykes is the new president of Bishop State Community College in Mobile, Alabama. According to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Education, the college enrolls just over 3,300 students and African Americans are 64 percent of the student body.
Since 2010, Dr. Sykes has served as president of Alabama Southern Community College in Monroeville. Earlier in his career, President Sykes was dean of students at Meridian Community College in Mississippi.
President Sykes holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in physical education from Jackson State University in Mississippi. He earned doctorate in school administration from Mississippi State University.