Provost Dr. John D. Jones

Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs John D. Jones, Ph.D. is a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University and holds a Master of Science degree in Education Administration from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. He also received a Ph.D. in Education Administration from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Jones has more than 25 years of experience in higher education with a focus on leadership and administration. Prior to his appointment as Provost, Dr. Jones significantly increased enrollment through strategic planning, facilitated and coordinated programmatic accreditation, developed student retention and academic support services and programs and created innovative academic programs. He previously served as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Graduate Studies at Alabama A&M University, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Lincoln University Missouri, and Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at Keiser University. Provost Jones has responsibility for the administration of all matters pertaining to academic programs, including the faculty, registrar and advisement, library, instructional technology, online education, and University Sponsored Programs.