Elizabeth Jones, PED, MS
Associate Professor of Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management
Chair, Department of Physical Education, 1998-2004
Elizabeth Jones has been teaching in at the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management since 1983. From 1998 to 2004, she served as chair of the Department of Physical Education. She is currently an Associate Professor of Tourism, Conventions, and Event Management and serves as an Adjunct Professor of Women’s Studies.
During her career at IUPUI, Jones has served on over 100 IUPUI, school, and departmental committees. She is currently a member of the Office for Women Advisory Committee, General Studies Faculty Advisory Committee, and General Education Common Core Task Force. In the past, her committee work has included promotion & tenure, student affairs, assessment, diversity, and curriculum.
As chair of the committee that wrote IUPUI's revised Principles of Undergraduate Learning, Jones played a leading role in designing the new principles and implementation guidelines. Jones also participated in critical thinking workshops to brainstorm the revised principles, which were approved by the Faculty Council in May 2007.
Jones has been the recipient of 5 Excellence in Teaching Awards from the Department of Athletics (1998-2000, 2005-6) and a 2006 Indiana University Trustees Teaching Excellence Recognition Award from the IUPUI School of Continuing Studies. She has also received 2 IUPUI Integrative Department Grants (2008-9 and 2009-10) and the IUPUI Student Learning Assistant Grant (2009). She won the Best Assignment Award - Society & Cultural Principle as part of the 10th Anniversary of the Principles of Undergraduate Learning in 2008.
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