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The Board of Trustees is granted final authority under the original Charter of Talladega College to establish such “. . . ordinances, order and laws as may tend to the good and wholesome government of the said College . . .” Other statutory functions of the Board include the appointment of faculty and principal administrative officers, the purchase and disposition of real property, the establishment of salary scales, and the awarding of degrees. In short, the Board of Trustees has ultimate responsibility for the financial, administrative and academic affairs of the College.

Mr. Harry L. Coaxum
Chairman, Board of Trustees

Tracy Morant Adams
Sr. VP, Small Business & Community Development Officer
Renasant Bank

Gregory Austin
Retired Business Owner

Zenda Bowie
Talladega College National Alumni Association

Ms. Shirley A. Brown
Counsel in Philanthropy and Event Management

James O. Cole, Esq.

Dr. Richard A. English
Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees

Dr. Billy C. Hawkins
Talladega College

Mr. Jesse Henderson

Dr. James A. Hill
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation

Mrs. Valerie D. Lewis
Assistant Vice President
Safeway Inc.

Mr. James Smith
Sr. Vice President, Institutional Business Development
PineBridge investments

Mrs. Gladys Swain
Faculty Representative

Ms. Jade Wellman
Student Representative