Favors takes helm at Arkansas Baptist following dismissal of former president

Regina Favors, who now serves as interim president of Arkansas Baptist College, comes to higher ed administration from Pinnacle Business Solutions—a subsidiary of Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield—and the FBI. At Pinnacle, Favors was president and CEO.

Favors sits on the college’s board and has sat on the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Foundation Board.

Former president Joseph Jones was dismissed by the college this summer amid financial concerns.

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