Military & Veteran Affairs Program Director, Provost Office
Regan Jones is Notre Dame’s director of military and veterans affairs. In this capacity, he provides strategic direction on behalf of the provost for the University’s defense, military, and veteran-related programs, teaches a graduate-level leadership class, and is an affiliate fellow with Notre Dame's International Security Center. In January 2022, Jones received a secondary appointment as the director of the IDEA Center's Innovation Academy. Jones works closely with students, faculty, administrators, staff, and external partners to create, manage, and coordinate initiatives across the academic enterprise.
Prior to this appointment, Jones was a senior manager on the academic advancement team, leading task forces for emerging projects that required organizational and operational change in order to advance new innovative initiatives across campus units. Jones came to Notre Dame in 2014, when he joined the ROTC Department as an assistant professor of naval science with a secondary appointment in the First Year of Studies. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he was the director of operations for Notre Dame’s ROTC departments and managed a number of programs that focused on academics, leadership, physical fitness, and community involvement.