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Ron Jones

Job title: Program Coordinator

Ron Jones Jr is the Program Coordinator for the VCU Leadership Development Program, Commonwealth Management Institute, and Land Use Education Program at the Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute (GEHLI). He received his Bachelor’s in Political Science from VCU and began working at the university in August of 2022. At GEHLI, his primary responsibilities include recruitment, logistics, and hosting high-quality programs that provide value to state administrators and VCU faculty/staff. Before joining the Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute, he worked at the Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness, and Success and the Office of the Provost - Faculty Affairs, developing programming centered on diversity, equity, and inclusion. He has served on multiple committees across campus, including the MLK Keynote Celebration, PACME Awards, and Q Symposium. He is a member of Equality VCU and the Community Engagement Student Initiative. He served in the Army National Guard, is a native Virginian, and is passionate about providing opportunities to underrepresented communities.