Monica Jones, a native of Zanesville, Ohio, is the Associate Dean of Students and Chief Diversity Officer at Marietta College. Her primary objective is to ensure that the Office of Diversity & Inclusion provides institution-wide leadership, consultation and programming that promotes diversity as a means of achieving educational excellence and enhancing the quality of life for all members of our campus community. A primary goal of the office is to provide academic and cultural programming with personal support that in essence helps all to develop the intellectual, social and leadership abilities with all aspects of diversity and inclusion.
Prior to coming to Marietta College, she served as the director of the Black Cultural Center at Berea College in Kentucky for eight years. She has also held numerous professional positions at Ohio University, including Director of Diversity for Regional Campuses, Director of Student Services, Minority Student and Adult Student Coordinator and Instructor.