Jones’ term begins immediately and runs through Jan. 1, 2018. He replaces Austin Cordell, whose term on the Board expired in August.
The student representative is a non-voting member of the board.
Jones, a member of the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, is a junior at the University and is majoring in accounting. He is vice president of administration for the Inter-Fraternity Council and coordinated a regional leadership conference attended by 200 members of Delta Chi fraternity last February. He also is a senator from the College of Business for the University Student Government. The Governor has appointed him for a term ending Jan. 1, 2018.