Jenny Hall-Jones, Ph.D.
Dr. Hall-Jones currently serves as the Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students since May of 2012. Her duties relate to the administrative operation of a number of student affairs departments that include Community Standards and Student Responsibility, the Career and Leadership Center, The Campus Involvement Center, Counseling & Psychological Services and Parent Programs.
Jenny also served as Assistant to the Vice President, Assistant Director of Residence Life, Residential Coordinator and part-time Coordinator of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Center, all at Ohio University. In civic work, she is actively involved on the Board of the Central Ohio Red Cross and the Athens Ohio Community Relations Commission. She also has served on the Board of the Ohio College Student Personnel Association, as Communications Director, President-Elect, President and Past - President.
A three-time Bobcat, Jenny received her Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude in Sociology with an emphasis in Criminology, her Master of Education degree in College Student Personnel, and her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Higher Education all from Ohio University.
Jenny discovered her love of working with college students during her second year of college when she became a Resident Assistant (RA) on campus. That single involvement and leadership opportunity led her to her current work as Dean. Getting to work with students every day is her passion, and she is blessed to be able to do so at her alma mater.
Jenny resides in Athens, Ohio with her husband and partner Scott Hall-Jones (also a Bobcat!) and their two sons, Casey and Bryan.