Veteran college administrator Kim Ennis has been named interim president of Bevill State Community College (BSCC) in Sumiton, Ala.
Dr. Ennis previously served as interim president in 2015 and since July 2016 has served as executive vice president at BSCC. She begins her new position in the school Friday, March 10.
Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Acting Chancellor Jimmy Baker made the announcement on Thursday.
“With more than 30 years of service at Bevill State Community College in various capacities, I believe Dr. Ennis will provide the leadership and vision needed at Bevill State Community during this transition period,” Baker said. “I appreciate her willingness to serve the Bevill State community and its students during this important time.”
Baker continued, “Our search for a permanent president will be a priority and I want to assure the entire Bevill State community that the college’s good work will continue. I have complete confidence in Dr. Ennis’s ability to provide quality dependable leadership to the college during this transition period.”
Dr. Ennis graduated with an Associate degree in Science from Walker College in 1982, and later earned her Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Birmingham-Southern College in 1990. In 1998, she earned a Master of Arts degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Later, in 2005, she earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from UAB/University of Alabama.