Lawson State Community College names new president

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. WIAT – On Wednesday, Chancellor Jimmy H. Baker announced the appointment of Cynthia Anthony as president of Lawson State Community College.

Anthony, who had been serving as interim president since last September, has 30 years of higher education experience, recently serving as interim vice chancellor for student success for the Alabama Community College System and executive vice president and dean of students at Lawson State.

“It is an honor to continue my service to the Birmingham and Bessemer communities in the role of President at Lawson State and I look forward to working alongside other community leaders to forge a better future for our region,” Anthony said in a written statement. “I care deeply about the Lawson State community and I’m eager to continue our successful efforts to prepare students for their best possible future. Go Cougars!” 

Anthony’s tenure as president will begin April 1.

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