Dr. Verma K. Jones
Dr. Jones is currently the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Having served as Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, she has agreed to serve as Interim Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science during its transition. She brings a wealth of experience as interim chair. She has served as activity director for several Title III funded grants with oversight of federal and state revenue totaling in excess of one million dollars.
Dr. Jones earned the Ph.D. degree from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa; M.Ed. from the University of Arkansas, and the Bachelor of Science degree from AM&N College (University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff). She is a proud member of the AM&N College Class of 1969.
She is a former Fulbright Scholar, and has participated in the Israel-Jordan Study Abroad Program.
She is also Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, which provides instructional support designed for teacher and student success. Under the auspices of the Center, online enrollment has grown to more than 1,700 students.
She is a member of the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) (formerly the National Association of Industrial Technology – NAIT, where she served as Region 4 Assistant Director and Associate Director). She was initiated into Epsilon Pi Tau Honor Society, and is a member of Phi Delta Kappa International Education Association.