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David P. Jones

David Jones is the chief student affairs officer responsible for managing enrollment growth and providing excellent student services including campus housing, campus recreation, student health, student union, campus security, and admissions. Prior to joining MSU, Mankato, David led one of the fastest-growing campus housing systems in the country, having constructed nine residence halls housing over 3,400 students in the past six years that totaled 300 million in capital bonds.

With more than 19 years of housing experience, he has been an active leader in the housing field as a past president of the Southeastern Association of Housing Officers, committee member with the Association of College and University Housing-Assessment Committee, and an editorial board member of the Journal of College and University Student Housing. He is currently a reviewer for the Journal of the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, and an editor for the new Journal of Learning Spaces.