VP, Student Affairs
Interim Provost

Photo of John JonesDr. John Jones was named Vice President for Student Affairs in June 2015. Dr. Jones provides leadership and direction to the Division of Student Affairs, which consists of Student Life, Career and Professional Development, Dining, Housing and Residence Life, Hill Student Center, Campus Recreation, Disability Support Services, and Student Health and Wellness.

Dr. Jones earned his Ph.D. in higher education administration from the University of Iowa — joined University of North Carolina-Pembroke (UNCP) in 2013 as vice chancellor for Student Affairs, promoting student learning and personal growth by providing strategic leadership and vision for programs, services and opportunities that encourage student success.

Prior to UNCP, Dr. Jones worked in college administration at Purdue University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and Northern Illinois University. He has served on the board of directors for the Association for Student Conduct Administration, the Madame Walker Urban Life Center in Indianapolis and the Center for Academic Integrity. Dr. Jones also served in the Army National Guard for 18 years.