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Eddie Malvin Smith, American college president. Named Outstanding Young Educator Junior Chamber of Commerce, Natchez, 1968, Outstanding Biology Teacher Mississippi National Association Biology Teachers, 1969.


Smith, Eddie Malvin was born on February 14, 1943 in Hernando, Mississippi, United States. Son of Mal Ennis and Lavelle (Littlejohn) Smith.


Bachelor of Science, Mississippi State University, 1965; Master of Education, Mississippi State University, 1970; Doctor of Education, University of Southern Mississippi, 1977.


Teacher, assistant principal, Natchez (Mississippi)-Adams Public Schools, 1965-1970; acting director center, University of Southern Mississippi, Natchez, 1970; director academic affairs, University of Southern Mississippi, Natchez, 1970-1972; campus director, Co-Lin Junior College, Natchez, 1972-1975; dean Natchez campus, Co-Lin Junior College, Natchez, 1975-1978; president, East Center Community College, Decatur, Mississippi, since 1985.


Member finance, music, nominating committees, organist Clarke-Venable Baptist Church, since 1985, Mississippi television Council Higher Education, 1973-1985. Vice-chairman Board Education Committee, 1986-1989. Delegate Mississippi Baptist Convention, 1985-1988.

Board directors Newton County Community Development Association, since 1985, Choctaw area council Boy Scouts American, 1986-1988. Active various other organizations. Member Southern Association Colleges and Schools (chairman 1987-1988, chairman's corps 1990), Mississippi Association Colleges and Universities (board directors 1989-1990), Mississippi Association Community and Junior Colleges (secretary-treasurer 1987-1989), Lions (vice president since 1985), Phi Theta Kappa (presidential ambassador since 1986, national steering committee 1989).


Married Charlotte Myrtle Flowers, September 11, 1976. Children: Mary Kelli, Wendy Kay.

Mal Ennis Smith

Lavelle (Littlejohn) Smith

Charlotte Myrtle Flowers

Mary Kelli Smith

Wendy Kay Smith