Kevin Perry has been named to chair the Board of Regents for Oklahoma City Community College.
Perry, the president of Perry Publishing and Broadcasting Company, has served on the OCCC board since 2016. He will make history as the first African American chairman.
“I am honored to serve in this capacity. I have been part of this distinguished board for the last six years and am proud of the achievements we have accomplished for a great institution of higher education.” Perry said.
Perry Publishing and Broadcasting is comprised of 16 radio stations throughout the United States and a statewide Oklahoma newspaper, The Black Chronicle. He his wife, and their two sons reside in Edmond.
With more than 60 majors to choose from, and more than 40 student-led clubs and organizations, OCCC offers an accredited college education with associate degrees, certifications, non-credit classes, and leadership opportunities to more than 17,000 students annually.
This story was originally published by The Journal Record, March 23, 2002.