Division of Academic Affairs
Mattie L. Jones, Ph.D.
Provost & Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs
Dr. Mattie L. Jones, Ph.D. is currently serving as Provost & Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs.
The Provost is the chief academic officer, serving as a member of the President’s Cabinet and reporting directly to the University President. Dr. Jones oversees the university’s academic programs and strategic plan through collaboration with faculty, staff, administration, and other university stakeholders.
Under her leadership, Jones developed and implemented programs to prepare students for life, service, and meaningful careers in these roles. She has over 20 years of experience as an administrator, professor, researcher, and author. Her passion for research led to the publication of four books.
Jones holds an Associate’s degree from Ivy Tech Community College in Business and Marketing and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Indianapolis in K-12 Teacher Licensure. She then attended Ball State University and obtained her Master’s degree in Education Administration. Ultimately, she earned her Ph.D. in Philosophy of Education at Indiana State University.