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Chancellor — Dr. Bob Jones III

Dr. Bob Jones III is the chancellor of Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C. He grew up in a Christian home and trusted Christ as his personal Savior in his early high school years.


He was awarded bachelor’s and master’s degrees from BJU. He took additional graduate work at Northwestern University and New York University.

Dr. Jones holds honorary doctorates from Pillsbury Baptist Bible College in Owatonna, Minn.; San Francisco Baptist Theological Seminary in California; and Maranatha Baptist Bible College in Watertown, Wisc.


He speaks regularly for churches, schools, evangelistic campaigns, youth rallies and other religious gatherings. His speaking engagements have taken him to all parts of the world.

He is married to the former Beneth Peters; they have 3 children and 6 grandchildren.

A third-generation preacher, Dr. Jones has been influential in Christian education and in the pulpit ministry. He has served in numerous capacities at Bob Jones University, including that of speech teacher, assistant dean of men, assistant to the president and vice president.

He was appointed president in 1971 and chairman of the Board of Trustees in 1998, the third to hold those offices since the University was founded in 1927 by his late grandfather. He retired as president in May 2005 and became chancellor. Dr. Jones stepped down as chairman in September 2013.


January 28, 2018
Hamilton Square Baptist Church
San Francisco, CA
(Sunday services)

February 9-11, 2018
Iglesia Bautista Puerta Abierta
Tijuana, Mexico
(50th Anniversary services)

March 7-9, 2018
Berean Baptist Bible College
Bengaluru, India
(Bible Conference, Graduation)

March 10, 2018
South India Baptist Bible College
Coimbatore, India

March 17-18, 2018
Tucson Baptist Church
Tucson, AZ
(Leadership Meeting, Sunday services)

March 22-24, 2018
Iowa Regular Baptist Camp
Ventura, IA
(Men for Christ Rally 20th anniversary)

March 25, 2018
Altoona Regular Baptist Church
Altoona, IA
(Sunday services)

April 10-15, 2018
Timothy Bible School and Seminary
Tedim, Myanmar
(Bible Conference, Graduation, Sunday services)

May 6, 2018
Faith Baptist Church
Ramseur, NC
(50th Anniversary services)

May 20-27, 2018
Bible Baptist Church
Warsaw, Poland
(Conference, Sunday services)

June 9-14, 2018
First Baptist Church
Troy, MI
(Sunday services, FBFI Annual Meeting)

June 19, 2018
Inter-City Baptist Church
Allen Park, MI
(Summer Bible Conference)