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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
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NSU Announces Appointment of Preston Jones, D.B.A., as Huizenga Business School Interim Dean

J. Preston Jones, D.B.A., interim dean, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship

J. Preston Jones, D.B.A., interim dean, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship PHOTO/Jason Pruitt

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. –  Nova Southeastern University (NSU) today announced that Preston Jones, D.B.A. (doctorate in business administration), has been appointed as interim dean of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship.

The announcement was made this morning after D. Michael Fields, Ph.D., announced that he would be leaving NSU in order to attend to family matters. The announcements were made concurrently to ensure a seamless transition; Jones will assume his new responsibilities as interim dean effective immediately.

Jones most recently served as executive associate dean of academic affairs for the Huizenga Business School, a post he has held for 7 years. Since joining NSU 20 years ago, he has also served as associate dean, director of graduate programs and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, among other leadership positions.

Jones is also a professor, with considerable expertise in teaching to adult learners across the world and creating customized curricula. Jones’s distinguished career includes a variety of leadership roles.

For more information, visit: www.nova.edu/business

About the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship: Serving more than 6,000 students, the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in areas such as accounting, finance, human resource management, public administration, sales and more. The Huizenga Business School also boasts the largest Master of Business Administration MBA sales program in Florida as well as sales certificate. The school is housed in the five-story state-of-the-art Carl DeSantis Building on Nova Southeastern University’s main campus in Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida, but programs are available at multiple locations and online. For more information, visit http://www.huizenga.nova.edu/.

About Nova Southeastern University: Located in Davie, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic fully accredited Florida University dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs of distinction from preschool through the professional and doctoral levels. NSU has more than 28,000 students and is the eighth largest not-for-profit independent institution nationally. The University awards associate’s, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, specialist, and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields, including business, counseling, computer and information sciences, education, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, dentistry, various health professions, law, marine sciences, early childhood, psychology and other social sciences.  Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU was also awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification in 2010 for the University’s significant commitment to and demonstration of community engagement.   For more information about NSU visit www.nova.edu.

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Media Contact:
Brandon Hensler, NSU Office of Public Affairs
954-262-5385/5170(office), 954-393-5926(cell), Brandon.Hensler@nova.edu