Dr. Daryl Green and Dr. Galen Jones were installed to academic positions during OBU’s annual Convocation service Aug. 31.
Green, assistant professor of business, is the third recipient of the Dickinson Chair of Business. He received a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Southern University, a master’s degree in organizational management from Tusculum College, and a doctorate in strategic leadership from Regent University.
Before joining OBU, Green worked for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Environmental Management Program for more than 27 years. He was an active member of Payne Avenue Missionary Baptist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, serving as an ordained deacon, Bible lecturer and youth adviser.
Jones, assistant professor of church planting, is the inaugural recipient of the Floyd K. Clark Chair of Christian Leadership. Jones holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati and the Beacon Institute of Ministry in Columbus, Georgia. He received both the Master of Christian Education and Doctor of Philosophy in Christian leadership from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
Prior to joining the faculty, he served as the church planting coordinator for the Georgia Baptist Convention. In his 25 years of ministry, he has served Christ in a variety of roles including senior pastor, missionary, and church planter, as well as staff roles at churches and para-church ministries.