DR. BOB JONES III
Dr. Bob Jones III – Dr. Bob Jones III is the chancellor of Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina. Having received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from BJU, he took additional graduate work at Northwestern University and New York University. A third-generation preacher, Dr. Jones has been influential in Christian education and in the pulpit ministry. He was appointed president of BJU in 1971 and chairman of the Board of Trustees in 1998, the third to hold those offices since the University was founded in 1927 by his late grandfather. He retired as president in May 2005 and became chancellor. Dr. Jones stepped down as chairman in September 2013. Dr. Bob was married to Beneth Peters for 60 years before her passing in 2019.