The board of governors of the University of North Carolina System has elected Stacy Franklin Jones as the new chancellor of Elizabeth City State University. The university enrolls about 2,400 students, including about 100 graduate students.
Since 2011, Dr. Jones has been a consultant in Washington, D.C. She has served on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina. In July 2010, Dr. Jones was appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs at Bowie State University in Maryland.
Dr. Jones is a summa cum laude graduate of Howard University in Washington, D.C. She holds master’s degrees in numerical science and technical management from Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. in computer science from George Washington University.
She will assume her new duties as chancellor at Elizabeth City State University on October 1.