Reginald Nichols is the new dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs at Warner Pacific College in Portland, Oregon. The Christian college enrolls about 500 traditional college students and another 900 students in its adult degree programs. African Americans make up about 10 percent of the student body.
Dr. Nichols is an ordained minister and serves as president of the board of the Kellogg Fellows Leadership Alliance. He is a graduate of Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts. Dr. Nichols holds a master of divinity degree from the Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, and an educational doctorate from the University of San Francisco.