Sharon A. Jones

Sharon A. Jones
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Professor of Engineering and ASEE Fellow

Jones is the chief academic officer on campus, overseeing UW Bothell’s five schools: Business, Educational Studies, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, Nursing & Health Studies, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics. Jones fosters the development and implementation of academic policies and procedures, leads efforts to enhance the campus culture for faculty and staff, and promotes numerous student-success programs on campus.


Systems-level modeling to advance sustainability, advancing engineering ethics competency, and improving diversity in STEM. Jones also has worked as a professional engineer.


Carnegie Mellon University

  • Ph.D. – Mechanical Engineering

California State University at Long Beach

  • M.P.A., Public Works Policy

University of Florida

  • M.E., Civil Engineering

Columbia University

  • B.S., Civil Engineering