NATCHITOCHES, La., Aug. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The investiture of Dr. Marcus Jones as Northwestern State College’s twentieth president will happen with a proper ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9 in A.A. Fredericks Auditorium and will likely be adopted by a neighborhood reception within the Sylvan Friedman Pupil Union Ballroom. NSU alumni, supporters and buddies are invited to affix college students, college and workers within the celebration.
Visitor audio system will likely be Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, Dr. Kim Hunter Reed, commissioner of Larger Training for the Louisiana Board of Regents, and Dr. Jim Henderson, president of the College of Louisiana System and former NSU president.
Instructions, a schedule of occasions, an RSVP and different info is obtainable at https://nsu.la/investiture
Occasions that may happen surrounding the investiture of Dr. Jones embrace a day of service and outside occasion for college kids, in addition to a breakfast for college and workers.
Jones was named the college’s president in November 2021 after serving as interim president since July 2021.
Jones has an intensive tutorial, enterprise and authorized background, having served as govt vp and chief working officer for the College of Louisiana System for the previous yr, the place oversaw the areas of enterprise finance, inside/exterior audit perform, EEO and IT for the System and dealt with issues of system degree significance on behalf of the UL System president. He additionally oversaw administration of budgets, administration, insurance policies and procedures and worldwide relations and acted because the authorized liaison for the System.
Jones served as NSU’s govt vp for college and enterprise affairs from 2017-2020 the place he was a key administrator within the planning, operation and administration of the College.
Jones holds a bachelor’s diploma in enterprise administration and finance from Northwestern State, a grasp’s in worldwide enterprise and commerce from Grambling State College and a regulation diploma from Southern College Regulation Heart the place he was managing editor of the Southern Regulation Assessment. He additionally studied worldwide enterprise and finance on the College of Plymouth in Plymouth, England.
Jones has been a member of Northwestern’s college since 1994 as an teacher of enterprise, assistant professor of enterprise regulation and worldwide enterprise, affiliate professor of enterprise regulation and worldwide enterprise and has held the Ben D. Johnson Endowed Professorship since 1999.
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