The board of regents of the Texas A&M University System has approved the appointment of Eli Jones as dean of the Mays Business School on the College Station campus of the university. Dr. Jones currently holds the Sam M. Walton Leadership Chair and is dean of the College of Business at the University of Arkansas. He will begin his duties at Texas A&M University on July 1.
Before becoming dean at the University of Arkansas, Professor Jones was dean of the E.J. Ourso College of Business at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Earlier in his career he was associate dean and professor of marketing at the University of Houston.
Dr. Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in marketing, all from Texas A&M University.