New chancellor named at Elizabeth City State University
Staff Reports | Posted: Thursday, September 4, 2014 12:16 pm
CHAPEL HILL — Stacey Franklin Jones is the new chancellor at Elizabeth City State.
Jones, 53, is a management and technology partnerships consultant. She'll start Oct. 1.
Since 2011, Jones has been a consultant on executive management, technology partnerships and corporate development. Previously, she served as provost at Bowie State University in Maryland and held several faculty and administrative positions at Benedict College in Columbia, S.C.
Jones is a graduate of Howard University and holds a doctorate in computer science from George Washington University. Both schools are in Washington, D.C., where Jones now lives.
The UNC Board of Governors approved the selection today. Jones will succeed Charles Becton, who has been interim chancellor since Willie Gilchrist retired in June 2013.