Nov. 28, 2023  


Leha Byrd

ECSU Communications and Marketing  

Email or 252.335.8745

Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) has named Tiffany S. Jones the Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications. She begins on December 1, 2023.

In this role, Jones will serve as the university's chief communications and marketing officer, leading and managing marketing, media, social media, brand management strategy, and internal and external communications. She will lead, create, and execute media and public relations initiatives that align with the mission and strategic vision of ECSU.

“Jones is a dynamic and forward-thinking marketing strategist who comes to ECSU with a wealth of diverse experience in higher education, media relations, and the public sector,” said Chancellor Karrie Dixon. “Her unique and expert skill set will assist ECSU in continuing to elevate our brand and tell our rich story of student success as defined in our strategic plan.  Jones's extensive knowledge and expertise will greatly enhance our team, and we are thrilled to have her join us.”

Jones has a rich history in higher education and has most recently served at the University of Missouri as the Strategic Communication Research Methods course instructor during the Fall 2022 semester.  Jones also served as the Director of Media Relations at N.C. A&T and is currently working on her Doctor of Philosophy, Journalism from the University of Missouri.

Jones earned a master’s degree in mass communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Mass Communication from North Carolina A&T State University.