Dr. Jones will also serve as a vice president for the three-campus University of Illinois system and as a tenured professor in the department of crop science in the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences. He has been serving as president of the University at Albany.
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Three Black women students at the University at Albany of the State University of New York System said they were confronted by racial slurs and attacked by a group of White men and women on a local bus.
The new appointees are Simeon Ananou at the University at Albany, Tyrone A. Parham at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Nicole Whitehead at Sweet Briar College in Virginia, and Jason D. Hamilton at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia.
For the past eight years, Dr. Jones has been the senior vice president for academic administration for the University of Minnesota system.