Chief of Staff to the President
Aaron Jones has been with the university since 2011 and assumed his current role in July 2016. In this capacity, he collaborates with the President and all institutional stakeholders to improve unity, decisiveness and empowerment through communications, coordination and transparency across the university. He will also coordinate community and church relations, and oversee legal affairs, property and land transactions, while collaborating with the CFO and the board on the management of capital building improvements. Jones previously served as Associate Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College of Continuing Professional Studies (CCPS). A 1995 graduate of Drury University, Aaron holds a J.D. and LL.M. from the University of Missouri School of Law. In addition to practicing law, he has also served as a municipal prosecutor and judge. He is a past president of the Drury University Alumni Association and a former member of the Board of Trustees.