The academic building was named in honor of Rev. Hugh Jones Professor of Natural Philosophy and Mathematics (1717-1721) on Charter Day, February 7, 1970. The School of Education replaced the Philosophy Department in 1976, which moved out of Jones Hall and into New Rogers Hall. During the summer of that same year, the second floor was renovated and additional offices and testing and observation rooms were constructed for the School of Education. In June 2010, the School of Education vacated its quarters in Jones and moved to it's newly constructed 113,000 sq. foot building located through the College Woods at the northwest edge of campus on Monticello Avenue.
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