UT Tyler


David L. Jones

Title: Development Liaison - Soules College of Business
Department: Advancement
Building: BUS 159
Email: djones@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.566.7106


  • B.A. - East Texas Baptist University
  • M.R.E. - Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary


David is the Development Liaison for the Soules College of Business. Before coming to UT Tyler, he was engaged in higher education philanthropy since 1991 with East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, Texas, where he served as Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Director of Development, Director of Alumni and Director of Church Relations.

During his fundraising career, David has been involved in securing funding for annual funds including phone-a-thons, scholarships, special projects, planned giving, testamentary gifts, and capital campaigns ranging from $600,000 to $40 million.

David has served with the Texas Baptist Development Officers Association Executive Committee, eight years; President, two years; and State Conference Program chair, three years. His time associated with the National Association of Southern Baptist Alumni Directors spanned seven years including: Executive Committee, five years; President, two years; Vice President, one year; and National Conference Chair, one year.

Other affiliations include the National Association of Southern Baptist Colleges and Schools Conference Program Committee, Williamsburg, Virginia, for one year, the Association of Fund Raising Professionals Dallas Chapter for four years and the AFP East Texas Chapter for four years

David acquired a Bachelor of Arts in religion from East Texas Baptist College and a Master of Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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