Bishop Malcolm W. Coby is the pastor of the Victory Temple Church of God in Christ World Ministry Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.Pastor Dr. Malcolm Coby Bishop Coby attended the public schools of Muskogee and Tulsa, Oklahoma.He received the B.S. in Education (1968) and the Master of Education (1970) from the University of Central Oklahoma in Special Education (Mental Retardation and Learning Disabilities).
After teaching in the public schools of Oklahoma City, he
college teaching career in 1971 at Southwestern Oklahoma State University
.He was one of the first African Americans to teach at Southwestern and the first at the University of Sciences and Arts of Oklahoma in 1974.He received the Ph.D. in Education from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma (Emotional Disturbance major) in 1976.He
returned to his
alma mater, University of Central Oklahoma
, in 1976.He rose to the rank of full professor in 1990.He
is also the first African American to hold that academic rank in the College of Education in the history of the university.He retired from UCO in 1997 with the rank of Professor Emeritus of Education .Bishop Coby was appointed pastor of the Sixth and Jordan Church of God in Christ (now Victory Temple) by the late Bishop J.0. Patterson, Sr., after the demise of Bishop W.E. Jefferies in 1987.