Foard Jones, associate dean for administration and human resources, has been named interim dean of the CBA, effective June 25, 2011. Jones joined UCF in 1989 and has served on numerous college and university-wide service committees. He has won several awards for his teaching, including the Teaching Incentive Program Award, the Carl H. Galloway Faculty Performance Incentive Award, and the Faculty Leadership Award. He received his Ph.D. in Human Resource Management from the University of Georgia. Jones replaces Dean Thomas Keon, who has accepted a position as chancellor of Purdue University Calumet, effective July 1.