Johnny Jones Is the New President of Little Priest Tribal College in Nebraska

DrJonesPicJohnny D. Jones is the new president of Little Priest Tribal College in Winnebago, Nebraska. He was vice president for student affairs and diversity at Mississippi Valley State University. Earlier in his career, Dr. Jones was executive vice president and chief academic officer at Arkansas Baptist College and assistant dean of the Graduate School at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Jones also was a member of the faculty at Washington State University from 2001 to 2004.

Dr. Jones is a graduate of Mississippi Valley State University. He holds a master’s degree from Springfield College, an educational doctorate from Berne University, and a Ph.D. from Jackson State University.

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