Dale Jones, Ph.D.

Dr. Dale Jones is an experienced higher education leader and public administration scholar. He
brings the experience of his 32-year career in higher education to his professional work and
service to colleges and universities. He is a member of the Board of Visitors of Virginia
Commonwealth University, beginning in 2022, and serves on the Audit, Integrity and Compliance
Committee, Administration Committee, and Intellectual Property Foundation Committee.

His administrator and faculty member career spans several public and independent colleges and
universities. Most recently, he served as chancellor and chief academic officer of Pennsylvania
State University Wilkes-Barre. Before then, he was vice president for strategy, administration, and
board affairs at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia. At Hampden-Sydney, he was secretary of the
board of trustees and collaborated extensively with the president, board chair, and board affairs
committee to enhance board operations and effectiveness. Dr. Jones also served on the faculties
at the Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Virginia
Commonwealth University L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, University
of Colorado at Colorado Springs School of Public Affairs, and U.S. Air Force Academy Department
of Political Science.

Dr. Jones completed the Harvard University Institute for Educational Management; University of
California, Berkeley, Executive Leadership Academy; Indiana University Lilly Family School of
Philanthropy Certificate in Fundraising Management Program; American Association of State
Colleges and Universities Millennium Leadership Initiative Program; and Virginia Commonwealth
University Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute Leadership Development Program.

He is an Honor Graduate of the United States Air Force Academy with a B.S. degree in Aeronautical
Engineering. He earned his Ph.D. in Public Administration from the Syracuse University Maxwell
School. He also received an M.A. from George Washington University and an M.B.A. from Wright
State University. Dr. Jones completed a career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force. He held a variety
of leadership positions, including duty as a White House Social Aide to President Ronald Reagan.
He is a member of the American Society for Public Administration.