VP, Student Affairs

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 Campus Dining, Campus Recreation, Career and Professional Development, Disability Support Services, Hill Student Center, Housing & Residence Life, Marketing & Communications, Parent & Family Services, Student Conduct, Student Counseling Services, Student Health Services, Student Involvement & Leadership, Student Media, Student Multicultural & Diversity Programs, Student Outreach, Title IX, Veteran Services, and Wellness Promotions.

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.